State Summary: New Jersey, 2021 Senior Report
New Jersey
2021 Senior Report
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State Findings: New Jersey, 2021, 2021 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low suicide rate
  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • Low prevalence of frequent physical distress
Challenges
  • High prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • High prevalence of avoided care due to cost
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
Highlights
  • High-speed internet increased 9% between 2016 and 2019 from 73.6% to 80.4% of households with adults ages 65+
  • Physical inactivity increased 34% between 2014 and 2018 from 28.0% to 37.4% of adults ages 65+ in fair or better health
  • Teeth extractions decreased 44% between 2012 and 2018 from 13.9% to 7.8% of adults ages 65+
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