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State Summary: Connecticut, 2022 Senior Report
Connecticut
2022 Senior Report
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State Findings: Connecticut, 2022, 2022 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of frequent physical distress
  • Low percentage of older adults who avoided care due to cost
  • Low prevalence of smoking
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • High prevalence of severe housing problems
Highlights
  • Suicide increased 41% from 9.5 to 13.4 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+ between 2011-2013 and 2018-2020
  • Physical inactivity decreased 20% from 31.2% to 25.1% of adults ages 65+ in fair or better health between 2011 and 2020
  • Early deaths increased 19% from 1,469 to 1,742 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65-74 between 2019 and 2020
WEBSITE: ct.gov/dph
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