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State Summary: Illinois, 2020 Senior Health
Illinois
2020 Senior Report
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State Findings: Illinois, 2020, 2020 Senior Health
Strengths
  • High coverage of smokefree laws
  • Low prevalence of falls
  • Low suicide rate
Challenges
  • Low prevalence of cancer screenings
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
  • High prevalence of obesity
Highlights
  • Insufficient sleep increased 20% in the past year from 22.7% to 27.2% of adults ages 65+
  • Low-care nursing home residents decreased 63% since 2014 from 26.8% to 10.0% of residents
  • Food insecurity decreased 16% in the past two years from 15.3% to 12.9% of adults ages 60+
  • Falls decreased 23% in the past two years from 31.6% to 24.4% of adults ages 65+
  • Physical inactivity increased 17% in the past year from 29.4% to 34.4% of adults ages 65+ in fair or better health
  • Cognitive difficulty decreased 15% in the past five years from 8.4% to 7.1% of adults ages 65+
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