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State Summary: Ohio, 2020 Senior Health
Ohio
2020 Senior Report
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State Findings: Ohio, 2020, 2020 Senior Health
Strengths
  • High percentage of hospice care use
  • Low prevalence of falls
  • Low prevalence of severe housing problems
Challenges
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • High early death rate
  • High prevalence of smoking
Highlights
  • Excessive drinking increased 12% in the past four years from 5.7% to 6.4% of adults ages 65+
  • Seniors who avoided care due to cost decreased 13% in the past year from 5.3% to 4.6% of adults ages 65+
  • Flu vaccination coverage decreased 11% in the past year from 63.0% to 55.8% of adults ages 65+
  • Falls decreased 15% in the past four years from 30.1% to 25.6% of adults ages 65+
  • Cognitive difficulty decreased 8% since 2013 from 8.6% to 7.9% of adults ages 65+
  • Drug deaths increased 49% in the past three years from 6.8 to 10.1 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65-74
WEBSITE: odh.ohio.gov
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