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State Summary: Massachusetts, 2022 Senior Report
Massachusetts
2022 Senior Report
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State Findings: Massachusetts, 2022, 2022 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of obesity
  • High prevalence of cancer screenings
  • High flu vaccination rate
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High prevalence of insufficient sleep
  • High prevalence of severe housing problems
Highlights
  • Drug deaths increased 155% from 3.3 to 8.4 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+ between 2011-2013 and 2018-2020
  • Suicide increased 32% from 7.4 to 9.8 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+ between 2009-2011 and 2018-2020
  • Frequent physical distress decreased 27% from 17.5% to 12.7% of adults ages 65+ between 2017 and 2020
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