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State Summary: Vermont, 2020 Senior Health
Vermont
2020 Senior Report
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State Findings: Vermont, 2020, 2020 Senior Health
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of multiple chronic conditions
  • High prevalence of high health status
  • Low prevalence of food insecurity
Challenges
  • High prevalence of falls
  • Low percentage of hospice care use
  • Low prevalence of cancer screenings
Highlights
  • Food insecurity decreased 33% in the past three years from 15.4% to 10.3% of adults ages 60+
  • Low-care nursing home residents increased 26% since 2013 from 6.5% to 8.2% of residents
  • Home health care workers decreased 9% in the past two years from 209 to 190 aides per 1,000 adults ages 65+ with a disability
  • Cancer screenings decreased 15% since 2014 from 82.8% to 70.6% of seniors receiving recommended screenings
  • Flu vaccination coverage decreased 16% in the past five years from 65.0% to 54.4% of adults ages 65+
  • Early death decreased 13% in the past five years from 1,708 to 1,486 death per 100,000 adults ages 65-74
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