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The State of Aging and Health in America Report

The State of Aging and Health in America report assesses the health status and health behaviors of U.S. adults aged 65 years and older and makes recommendations to improve the mental and physical health of all Americans in their later years. The report includes national- and state-based report cards that examine 15 key indicators of older adult health, Calls to Action which recommend strategies to improve the health and quality of life of older adults, and state examples that highlight innovative healthy aging efforts at the state and community level.
You may download the complete hard copy reports from 2004 pdf icon (PDF - 1.24MB) & 2007 pdf icon (PDF - 4.50MB) here.

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Health Status Preventive Care & Screening
Physically Unhealthy Days Flu Vaccine in Past Year
Frequent Mental Distress Ever Had Pneumonia Vaccine
Oral Health: Complete Tooth Loss Mammogram Within Past 2 Years
Disability Colorectal Cancer Screening
Up-to-date on Select Preventive Services (Male)
Health Behaviors Up-to-date on Select Preventive Services (Female)
No Leisure-Time Physical Activity Cholesterol Checked in Past 5 Years
Eating ≥ 5 Fruits and Vegetables Daily
Obesity Injuries
Current Smoking Hip Fracture Hospitalizations (Male)
Hip Fracture Hospitalizations (Female)

The Northeast Region is comprised of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont.

The Midwest Region is comprised of Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota, and North Dakota.

The Southern Region is comprised of Alabama, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Okalahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.

The Western Region is comprised of Alaska, Arizona, Califonia, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

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