State Summary: North Carolina, 2021 Senior Report
North Carolina
2021 Senior Report
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State Findings: North Carolina, 2021, 2021 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High flu vaccination coverage
  • Low prevalence of falls
  • Low prevalence of physical inactivity
Challenges
  • High prevalence of food insecurity
  • Low prevalence of exercise
  • High prevalence of avoided care due to cost
Highlights
  • High-speed internet increased 12% between 2016 and 2019 from 68.0% to 76.3% of households with adults ages 65+
  • Flu vaccination coverage increased 10% between 2016 and 2019 from 64.7% to 71.1% of adults ages 65+
  • Multiple chronic conditions increased 16% between 2010 and 2018 from 35.3% to 41.1% of Medicare beneficiaries ages 65+
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