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State Summary: Colorado, 2020 Senior Health
Colorado
2020 Senior Report
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State Findings: Colorado, 2020, 2020 Senior Health
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of food insecurity
  • High prevalence of exercise
  • High prevalence of high health status
Challenges
  • High suicide rate
  • Low prevalence of cancer screenings
  • High percentage of low-care nursing home residents
Highlights
  • Non-smoking coverage increased 826% in the past year from 10.8% to 100.0% of the population
  • Cancer screenings decreased 10% since 2014 from 78.4% to 70.9% of seniors receiving recommended screenings
  • Flu vaccination coverage decreased 15% since 2013 from 65.9% to 55.9% of adults ages 65+
  • Able-bodied adults increased 5% since 2013 from 65.9% to 68.9% of adults ages 65+
  • High health status increased 14% since 2013 from 44.9% to 51.1% of adults ages 65+
  • Early death decreased 6% in the past four years from 1,508 to 1,419 death per 100,000 adults ages 65-74
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