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State Summary: Nevada, 2020 Senior Health
Nevada
2020 Senior Report
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State Findings: Nevada, 2020, 2020 Senior Health
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of falls
  • High flu vaccination coverage
  • Low percentage of serious drinking water violations
Challenges
  • High prevalence of insufficient sleep
  • Low prevalence of cancer screenings
  • High suicide rate
Highlights
  • Food insecurity increased 32% in the past three years from 13.3% to 17.5% of adults ages 60+
  • Poverty increased 21% since 2013 from 8.1% to 9.8% of adults ages 65+
  • The number of geriatricians increased 16% in the past year from 10.0 to 11.6 per 100,000 adults ages 65+
  • Flu vaccination coverage increased 19% since 2014 from 50.0% to 59.5% of adults ages 65+
  • Multiple chronic conditions increased 14% in the past five years from 31.6% to 35.9% of Medicare enrollees ages 65+
  • Drug deaths increased 23% in the past three years from 15.4 to 18.9 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65-74
WEBSITE: dhhs.nv.gov
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