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State Summary: Utah, 2022 Senior Report
Utah
2022 Senior Report
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State Findings: Utah, 2022, 2022 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low risk of social isolation
  • Low prevalence of smoking
Challenges
  • High prevalence of falls
  • Low SNAP participation among older adults in poverty
  • Low geriatric provider rate
Highlights
  • Low-care nursing home residents increased 181% from 3.6% to 10.1% of residents between 2019 and 2020
  • Drug deaths increased 100% from 5.6 to 11.2 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+ between 2008-2010 and 2018-2020
  • High health status increased 14% from 42.3% to 48.2% of adults ages 65+ between 2011 and 2020
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