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State Summary: Iowa, 2022 Senior Report
Iowa
2022 Senior Report
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State Findings: Iowa, 2022, 2022 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low risk of social isolation
  • Low percentage of older adults who avoided care due to cost
  • Low prevalence of severe housing problems
Challenges
  • High prevalence of falls
  • High percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • Low geriatric provider rate
Highlights
  • Excessive drinking increased 36% from 5.3% to 7.2% of adults ages 65+ between 2011 and 2020
  • Full-mouth teeth extractions decreased 31% from 17.3% to 11.9% of adults ages 65+ between 2012 and 2020
  • High health status increased 11% from 42.0% to 46.7% of adults ages 65+ between 2011 and 2020
WEBSITE: idph.iowa.gov
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