State Summary: Maryland, 2021 Senior Report
Maryland
2021 Senior Report
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State Findings: Maryland, 2021, 2021 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of households with high-speed internet
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High pneumonia vaccination coverage
Challenges
  • Low home health care worker rate
  • High prevalence of multiple chronic conditions
  • High prevalence of severe housing problems
Highlights
  • Pneumonia vaccination coverage increased 14% between 2012 and 2019 from 67.4% to 76.6% of adults ages 65+
  • Falls decreased 20% between 2016 and 2018 from 28.6% to 23.0% of adults ages 65+
  • Drug deaths increased 115% between 2014-16 and 2017-19 from 8.7 to 18.7 deaths per 100,000 adults 65-74
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