State Summary: Pennsylvania, 2021 Senior Report
Pennsylvania
2021 Senior Report
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State Findings: Pennsylvania, 2021, 2021 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of falls
  • High flu vaccination coverage
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
Challenges
  • High prevalence of smoking
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • Low percentage of households with high-speed internet
Highlights
  • High-speed internet increased 11% between 2016 and 2019 from 66.7% to 74.3% of households with adults ages 65+
  • Smoking increased 47% between 2016 and 2019 from 7.2% to 10.6% of adults ages 65+
  • Early deaths decreased 8% between 2011 and 2019 from 1,933 to 1,775 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65-74
WEBSITE: health.pa.gov
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