Geriatric health in the U.S.

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Statista dossier about geriatric health in the United States

Table of contents

  • 1. U.S. overview
    • Percentage of U.S. people who needed help with personal care from others 1997-2018

    • Measures taken by U.S. adults to prepare for old age and death as of 2018

    • Prostate cancer test among men aged 50 years and older in the U.S. 2018, by age

    • U.S. women that have had a mammogram within the past 2 years from 2014-2016, by state

    • Share of U.S. adults aged 50-64 worried about developing dementia

  • 2. Disease and health risks
    • Share of elderly U.S. adults who were obese 2013-2020

    • Share of elderly U.S. adults who smoked 2013-2020

    • Share of elderly U.S. adults who fell in the past year 2014-2020

    • Percentage of U.S. older people who received influenza vaccination 1997-2018

    • Percentage of older U.S. people who received a pneumococcal vaccination 1997-2018

    • Projected numbers of older people with Alzheimer's in the U.S. 2020-2060

    • U.S. adults with subjective cognitive decline from 2015-2016, by gender

    • Functional limitations in U.S. adults with cognitive decline from 2015-2016, by age

    • Vision impairment among U.S. adults aged 45 years and older 2015-2017, by age

  • 3. Death
    • Death rates for all causes in the U.S. 2016, by age and gender

    • Deaths from cardiovascular disease and cancer U.S. 2016, by age

    • U.S. Alzheimer death rates among older people 2000-2019

    • Dementia death rates in the U.S. in 2017, by age

    • Older U.S. adults death rate due to falls in 2007 and 2016, by age

    • Rate of unintentional-injury related deaths by age in the U.S. 2015 and 2016

  • 4. Insurance and care costs
    • Projected number of aged people enrolled in Medicaid in the U.S. 2020-2027

    • Older people with Alzheimer or dementia: U.S. aggregate care costs 2011-2021

    • Mean payment per elderly Medicare beneficiary with and without Alzheimer's U.S. 2020

    • Cost per elderly Medicare beneficiary with and without Alzheimer's by condition 2020

    • Sources who should pay for long-term care according to older adults U.S. 2018

    • Support for government sponsored long-term care insurance from 2013 to 2018

    • Share of U.S. adults aged 65 and over with dental insurance in 2017, by gender

  • 5. Treatment
    • Elderly persons with hospital stays in the past year in the U.S. 1997-2018

    • Rate of home health care workers per elderly in the U.S. 2013-2019

    • Share of elderly U.S. adults who visited the dentist 2014-2019

    • Rx drugs by type used widely by older Americans 2017

  • 6. Miscellaneous
    • Large U.S. firms offering retiree health benefits to Medicare-age retirees 2000-2020

    • Health benefits due to pet ownership among older U.S. adults as of 2018

    • Share of older U.S. adults who felt medical marijuana provides pain relief as of 2017

    • Share of older U.S. adults who would ask a health provider about marijuana 2017

    • Opinions on flu vaccination requirements for U.S. nursing home staff as of 2017

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