State Summary: Delaware, 2021 Senior Report
Delaware
2021 Senior Report
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State Findings: Delaware, 2021, 2021 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low poverty rate
  • Low suicide rate
  • Low risk of social isolation
Challenges
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
Highlights
  • The number of home health care workers decreased 19% between 2017 and 2019 from 144 to 116 aides per 1,000 adults ages 65+ with a disability
  • Exercise increased 46% between 2017 and 2019 from 17.0% to 24.9% of adults ages 65+
  • Early deaths decreased 12% between 2017 and 2019 from 1,800 to 1,591 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65-74
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