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State Summary: New Hampshire, 2020 Senior Health
New Hampshire
2020 Senior Report
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State Findings: New Hampshire, 2020, 2020 Senior Health
Strengths
  • Low percentage of seniors living in poverty
  • High prevalence of high health status
  • Low prevalence of frequent physical distress
Challenges
  • Low coverage of smokefree laws
  • Low flu vaccination coverage
  • High suicide rate
Highlights
  • Excessive drinking increased 15% in the past four years from 7.1% to 8.2% of adults ages 65+
  • Food insecurity decreased 21% in the past year from 13.6% to 10.7% of adults ages 60+
  • Flu vaccination coverage decreased 18% in the past year from 61.9% to 50.7% of adults ages 65+
  • Four- or five-star rated nursing home beds decreased 15% in the past five years from 64.0% to 54.2% of certified nursing home beds
  • Early death decreased 11% since 2013 from 1,729 to 1,533 death per 100,000 adults ages 65-74
  • Cognitive difficulty decreased 23% since 2013 from 8.1% to 6.2% of adults ages 65+
WEBSITE: dhhs.nh.gov
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