State Summary: New Mexico, 2021 Senior Report
New Mexico
2021 Senior Report
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State Findings: New Mexico, 2021, 2021 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of multiple chronic conditions
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low preventable hospitalization rate
Challenges
  • High poverty rate
  • High suicide rate
  • High prevalence of avoided care due to cost
Highlights
  • Poverty increased 22% between 2015 and 2019 from 11.1% to 13.5% of adults ages 65+
  • Preventable hospitalizations decreased 11% between 2016 and 2018 from 1,773 to 1,570 discharges per 100,000 Medicare enrollees ages 65-74
  • Exercise increased 31% between 2017 and 2019 from 19.3% to 25.2% of adults ages 65+
WEBSITE: nmhealth.org
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