Geriatric health in the U.S.

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Statista dossier about geriatric health in the United States

This dossier presents key facts and figures about geriatric health in the United States. It contains figures on disease and health conditions, health risks, insurance and care costs, and treatment for the elderly population of 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. 2015, 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 2013-2019

    • Share of elderly U.S. adults who smoked 2013-2019

    • Share of elderly U.S. adults who fell in the past year 2014-2019

    • 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. 2010-2050

    • 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 2000-2018

    • 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 2011-2019

    • Mean payment per elderly Medicare beneficiary with and without Alzheimer's U.S. 2019

    • Cost per elderly Medicare beneficiary with and without Alzheimer's by condition 2019

    • 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. 1997-2017

    • 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 2000-2019

    • 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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