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State Summary: Virginia, 2020 Senior Health
Virginia
2020 Senior Report
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State Findings: Virginia, 2020, 2020 Senior Health
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of food insecurity
  • Low prevalence of falls
  • Low violent crime rate
Challenges
  • Low coverage of smokefree laws
  • High prevalence of smoking
  • Low percentage of 4- or 5-star nursing home beds
Highlights
  • Food insecurity decreased 30% in the past four years from 13.9% to 9.7% of adults ages 60+
  • Flu vaccination coverage decreased 8% in the past year from 63.8% to 58.9% of adults ages 65+
  • Multiple chronic conditions increased 6% in the past five years from 35.2% to 37.3% of Medicare enrollees ages 65+
  • Teeth extractions decreased 27% since 2014 from 16.1% to 11.8% of adults ages 65+
  • Cognitive difficulty decreased 12% since 2013 from 9.4% to 8.3% of adults ages 65+
  • Drug deaths increased 76% in the past three years from 3.8 to 6.7 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65-74
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