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State Summary: North Carolina, 2022 Senior Report
North Carolina
2022 Senior Report
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State Findings: North Carolina, 2022, 2022 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • High prevalence of cancer screenings
  • High flu vaccination rate
Challenges
  • High prevalence of frequent physical distress
  • Low percentage of four- or five-star nursing home beds
  • High prevalence of smoking
Highlights
  • Drug deaths increased 85% from 3.4 to 6.3 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+ between 2008-2010 and 2018-2020
  • Full-mouth teeth extractions decreased 25% from 21.0% to 15.8% of adults ages 65+ between 2012 and 2020
  • Flu vaccination increased 14% from 65.6% to 74.6% of adults ages 65+ between 2018 and 2020
WEBSITE: ncdhhs.gov
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