Share of nursing home conditions in residents in the U.S. 2015

Distribution of selected conditions among nursing home residents in the U.S. in 2015

Share of nursing home conditions in residents in the U.S. 2015 This statistic shows selected conditions among nursing home residents in the United States in 2015. In that year, 51.3 percent of residents had Alzheimer's type dementia. In Americans over the age of 65, almost 70 percent will require long-term care. As the U.S. senior population grows, there will be increased pressure from the quantity and quality of long-term health care facilities.
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Distribution of selected conditions among nursing home residents in the U.S. in 2015

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Percentage of nursing home residents
Bladder incontinence62.8%
Documented depression52.4%
Alzheimers's type dementia51.3%
Bowel incontinence50.4%
Documented psychiatric diagnosis29.6%
Behavioral symptoms25.9%
Documented weight loss7.1%
Pressure sores6.5%
Skin rashes3.9%
Percentage of nursing home residents
Bladder incontinence62.8%
Documented depression52.4%
Alzheimers's type dementia51.3%
Bowel incontinence50.4%
Documented psychiatric diagnosis29.6%
Behavioral symptoms25.9%
Documented weight loss7.1%
Pressure sores6.5%
Skin rashes3.9%
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This statistic shows selected conditions among nursing home residents in the United States in 2015. In that year, 51.3 percent of residents had Alzheimer's type dementia. In Americans over the age of 65, almost 70 percent will require long-term care. As the U.S. senior population grows, there will be increased pressure from the quantity and quality of long-term health care facilities.
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