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State Summary: Oregon, 2020 Senior Health
Oregon
2020 Senior Report
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State Findings: Oregon, 2020, 2020 Senior Health
Strengths
  • High prevalence of exercise
  • Low prevalence of multiple chronic conditions
  • Low percentage of seniors living in poverty
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High prevalence of falls
  • High suicide rate
Highlights
  • Food insecurity decreased 29% in the past three years from 15.7% to 11.1% of adults ages 60+
  • Home health care workers increased 61% in the past two years from 99 to 159 aides per 1,000 adults ages 65+ with a disability
  • Flu vaccination coverage decreased 14% in the past three years from 56.9% to 49.2% of adults ages 65+
  • Falls increased 72% since 2014 from 18.4% to 31.6% of adults ages 65+
  • Multiple chronic conditions increased 9% in the past five years from 26.4% to 28.7% of Medicare enrollees ages 65+
  • Cognitive difficulty decreased 21% in the past two years from 10.3% to 8.1% of adults ages 65+
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