State Summary: Rhode Island, 2021 Senior Report
Rhode Island
2021 Senior Report
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State Findings: Rhode Island, 2021, 2021 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High geriatric provider rate
  • Low suicide rate
  • High flu vaccination coverage
Challenges
  • High risk of social isolation
  • High prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • High prevalence of severe housing problems
Highlights
  • High-speed internet increased 14% between 2016 and 2019 from 68.2% to 78.0% of households with adults ages 65+
  • Pneumonia vaccination coverage decreased 9% between 2017 and 2019 from 81.7% to 74.4% of adults ages 65+
  • Frequent mental distress increased 48% between 2014 and 2019 from 6.2% to 9.2% of adults ages 65+
WEBSITE: health.ri.gov
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