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State Summary: New Mexico, 2020 Senior Health
New Mexico
2020 Senior Report
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State Findings: New Mexico, 2020, 2020 Senior Health
  • High coverage of smokefree laws
  • High home health care worker rate
  • Low prevalence of multiple chronic conditions
  • High prevalence of food insecurity
  • High prevalence of avoided care due to cost
  • High suicide rate
  • Poverty increased 20% in the past three years from 11.1% to 13.3% of adults ages 65+
  • Low-care nursing home residents decreased 13% in the past year from 14.9% to 13.0% of residents
  • Cancer screenings increased 12% in the past two years from 60.6% to 68.1% of seniors receiving recommended screenings
  • Flu vaccination coverage decreased 10% since 2013 from 58.8% to 53.2% of adults ages 65+
  • Obesity increased 25% since 2013 from 19.9% to 24.9% of adults ages 65+
  • Falls decreased 11% in the past two years from 33.1% to 29.4% of adults ages 65+
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