State Summary: Connecticut, 2021 Senior Report
Connecticut
2021 Senior Report
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State Findings: Connecticut, 2021, 2021 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low poverty rate
  • Low prevalence of frequent physical distress
  • High flu vaccination coverage
Challenges
  • High prevalence of food insecurity
  • High prevalence of severe housing problems
  • High prevalence of multiple chronic conditions
Highlights
  • Food insecurity increased 15% between 2015-16 and 2017-18 from 12.2% to 14.0% of adults ages 60+
  • The number of geriatric providers increased 19% between 2018 and 2020 from 41.8 to 49.8 per 100,000 adults ages 65+
  • Teeth extractions decreased 31% between 2012 and 2018 from 13.6% to 9.4% of adults ages 65+
WEBSITE: ct.gov/dph
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