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State Summary: Maine, 2020 Senior Health
Maine
2020 Senior Report
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State Findings: Maine, 2020, 2020 Senior Health
Strengths
  • High voter turnout
  • High coverage of smokefree laws
  • High prevalence of cancer screenings
Challenges
  • Low flu vaccination coverage
  • High suicide rate
  • High prevalence of food insecurity
Highlights
  • Food insecurity increased 27% since 2013 from 12.2% to 15.5% of adults ages 60+
  • Flu vaccination coverage decreased 23% in the past year from 63.2% to 48.5% of adults ages 65+
  • Cognitive difficulty decreased 19% since 2013 from 9.9% to 8.0% of adults ages 65+
  • Falls decreased 13% in the past two years from 32.5% to 28.3% of adults ages 65+
  • Teeth extractions increased 19% in the past two years from 15.2% to 18.1% of adults ages 65+
  • Early death decreased 8% since 2013 from 1,848 to 1,703 death per 100,000 adults ages 65-74
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