State Summary: United States, 2021 Senior Report
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2021 Senior Report
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State Findings: United States, 2021, 2021 Senior Report
Highlights
  • Food insecurity decreased 16% between 2014 and 2018 from 15.8% to 13.3% of adults ages 60+
  • High-speed internet increased 10% between 2016 and 2019 from 71.1% to 78.0% of households with adults ages 65+
  • The number of geriatric providers increased 13% between 2018 and 2020 from 26.7 to 30.1 per 100,000 adults ages 65+
  • Flu vaccination coverage increased 18% between 2018 and 2019 from 54.1% to 63.8% of adults ages 65+
  • Exercise increased 31% between 2017 and 2019 from 17.6% to 23.1% of adults ages 65+
  • Frequent mental distress increased 11% between 2016 and 2019 from 7.3% to 8.1% of adults ages 65+
  • Suicide increased 3% between 2014-2016 and 2017-2019 from 16.6 to 17.1 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+
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