State Summary: District of Columbia, 2021 Senior Report
District of Columbia
2021 Senior Report
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State Findings: District of Columbia, 2021, 2021 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High geriatric provider rate
  • Low suicide rate
  • Low prevalence of teeth extractions
Challenges
  • High prevalence of food insecurity
  • High prevalence of severe housing problems
  • Low prevalence of exercise
Highlights
  • High-speed internet increased 19% between 2016 and 2019 from 64.6% to 76.9% of households with adults ages 65+
  • Preventable hospitalizations decreased 13% between 2016 and 2018 from 3,705 to 3,217 discharges per 100,000 Medicare beneficiaries ages 65-74
  • Falls increased 15% between 2012 and 2018 from 27.5% to 31.7% of adults ages 65+
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