State Summary: Alaska, 2021 Senior Report
Alaska
2021 Senior Report
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State Findings: Alaska, 2021, 2021 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of multiple chronic conditions
  • Low poverty rate
  • High prevalence of exercise
Challenges
  • High prevalence of smoking
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low flu vaccination coverage
Highlights
  • Exercise increased 60% between 2015 and 2019 from 18.1% to 29.0% of adults ages 65+
  • Smoking increased 54% between 2016 and 2019 from 8.1% to 12.5% of adults ages 65+
  • Suicide increased 66% between 2014-2016 and 2017-2019 from 14.1 to 23.4 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+
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