State Summary: New York, 2021 Senior Report
New York
2021 Senior Report
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State Findings: New York, 2021, 2021 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • Low suicide rate
  • High home health care worker rate
Challenges
  • High poverty rate
  • Low pneumonia vaccination coverage
  • High prevalence of severe housing problems
Highlights
  • The number of home health care workers increased 29% between 2016 and 2019 from 342 to 442 aides per 1,000 adults ages 65+ with a disability
  • Physical inactivity increased 16% between 2018 and 2019 from 28.0% to 32.5% of adults ages 65+ in fair or better health
  • Frequent mental distress decreased 28% between 2015 and 2019 from 9.5% to 6.8% of adults ages 65+
WEBSITE: health.ny.gov
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