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List of Tables


Population

Indicator 1:  Number of Older Americans

  • Table 1a:  Total number of persons age 65 or older by age group, 1900 to 2050, in millions
  • Table 1b:  Percentage of the population age 65 and older and age 85 and older, 1900 to 2050
  • Table 1c:  Percentage of the population age 65 and older, by country, 2000
  • Table 1d:  Percentage of the population age 65 and older, by state, 2000

Indicator 2:  Racial and Ethnic Composition

  • Table 2a:  Projected distribution of the population age 65 and older, by race and Hispanic origin, 2000 and 2050
  • Table 2b:  Projected population age 65 and older, by race and Hispanic origin, 2000 and 2050, in thousands

Indicator 3:  Marital Status

  • Table 3:  Marital status of the population age 65 and older, by age group and sex, 1998

Indicator 4:  Educational Attainment

  • Table 4a:  Percentage of the population age 65 and older with a high school diploma or higher and bachelor’s degree or higher, 1950 to 1998
  • Table 4b:  Percentage of the population age 65 and older with a high school diploma or higher and bachelor’s degree or higher, by race and Hispanic origin, 1998

Indicator 5:  Living Arrangements

  • Table 5a:  Living arrangements of the population age 65 and older, by sex and race and Hispanic origin, 1998
  • Table 5b:  Percentage of the population age 65 and older living alone, by age group and sex, 1970 to 1998


Economics

Indicator 6:  Poverty

  • Table 6a:  Percentage of the population living in poverty, by age group, 1959 to 1998
  • Table 6b:  Percentage of persons age 65 or older living in poverty, by selected characteristics, 1998

Indicator 7:  Income Distribution

  • Table 7:  Income distribution of the population age 65 and older, 1974 to 1998

Indicator 8:  Sources of Income

  • Table 8a:  Distribution of sources of income for the population age 65 and older, 1962 to 1998

Indicator 9:  Net Worth

  • Table 9a:  Median household net worth, by selected characteristics, in thousands of 1999 dollars, 1984 to 1999

Indicator 10:  Participation in the Labor Force

  • Table 10:  Labor force participation rates of persons age 55 or older, by age group and sex, annual averages, 1963 to 1999

Indicator 11:  Housing Expenditures

  • Table 11:  Percentage of total annual expenditures allocated to housing costs in households headed by persons age 65 or older, by income level, 1987 to 1998


Health Status

Indicator 12:  Life Expectancy

  • Table 12a:  Life expectancy by age group and sex, in years, 1900 to 1997
  • Table 12a:  Life expectancy by age group and race, in years,1997

Indicator 13:  Mortality

  • Table 13a:  Death rates for selected leading causes of death among persons age 65 or older, 1980 to 1997 (per 100,000)
  • Table 13b:  Leading causes of death among persons age 65 or older, by sex and race and Hispanic origin, 1997
  • Table 13c:  Leading causes of death among persons age 85 or older, by sex and race and Hispanic origin, 1997

Indicator 14:  Chronic Health Conditions

  • Table 14:  Percentage of persons age 70 or older who reported having selected chronic conditions, by selected characteristics, 1984 and 1995

Indicator 15:  Memory Impairment

  • Table 15:  Percentage of persons age 65 or older with moderate or severe memory impairment, by age group and sex, 1998

Indicator 16:  Depressive Symptoms

  • Table 16:  Percentage of persons age 65 or older with severe depressive symptoms, by age group and sex, 1998

Indicator 17:  Self-Rated Health Status

  • Table 17:  Percentage of persons age 65 or older who reported good to excellent health, by age group, sex, and race and Hispanic origin, 1994 to 1996

Indicator 18:  Disability

  • Table 18a:  Percentage of Medicare beneficiaries age 65 or older who are chronically disabled, by level and category of disability, 1982 to 1994
  • Table 18b:  Percentage of persons age 70 or older who are unable to perform certain physical functions, by sex, 1984 and 1995
  • Table 18c:  Percentage of persons age 70 or older who are unable to perform any one of nine physical functions, by sex and race, 1995


Health Risks and Behaviors

Indicator 19:  Social Activity

  • Table 19a:  Percentage of persons age 70 or older who reported engaging in social activities, by age group and sex, 1995
  • Table 19b:  Percentage of persons age 70 or older who reported being satisfied with their level of social activity, by sex, 1995

Indicator 20:  Sedentary Lifestyle

  • Table 20:  Percentage of persons age 65 or older who reported having a sedentary lifestyle, by sex, 1985, 1990, and 1995

Indicator 21:  Vaccinations

  • Table 21a:  Percentage of persons age 65 or older who reported having been vaccinated against influenza and pneumococcal disease, by race and Hispanic origin, 1989 to 1995
  • Table 21b:  Percentage of persons age 65 or older who reported having been vaccinated against influenza and pneumococcal disease, by sex and age group, 1993 to 1995

Indicator 22:  Mammography

  • Table 22:  Percentage of women age 65 or older who reported having had a mammogram within the past two years, by race and Hispanic origin, 1987 to 1994

Indicator 23:  Dietary Quality

  • Table 23a:  Dietary quality ratings among persons age 45 or older, as measured by the Healthy Eating Index, by age group and poverty status, 1994 to 1996
  • Table 23b:  Average scores of persons age 65 or older for components of the Healthy Eating Index, 1994 to 1996

Indicator 24:  Criminal Victimization

  • Table 24:  Violent and property crime rates, by age of victim, 1973 to 1998 (per 1,000)


Health Care

Indicator 25:  Health Care Expenditures

  • Table 25a:  Average health care expenditures among Medicare beneficiaries age 65 or older, in 1996 dollars, by age group, 1992 to 1996
  • Table 25b:  Average health care expenditures among Medicare beneficiaries age 65 or older, by selected characteristics, 1996
  • Table 25c:  Percentage of health care expenditures incurred by Medicare beneficiaries age 65 or older, by level of expenditures, 1996
  • Table 25d:  Distribution of health care expenditures among Medicare beneficiaries age 65 or older, by institutional status, 1996

Indicator 26:  Components of Health Care Expenditures

  • Table 26a:  Major components of health care expenditures among Medicare beneficiaries age 65 or older, 1992 and 1996
  • Table 26b:  Distribution of major components of health care expenditures among Medicare beneficiaries age 65 or older, by age group and income level, 1996

Indicator 27:  Out-of-Pocket Health Care Expenditures

  • Table 27:  Percentage of total out-of-pocket expenditures allocated to health care costs in households headed by persons age 65 or older, by income level, 1987 to 1998

Indicator 28:  Access to Health Care

  • Table 28a:  Percentage of Medicare beneficiaries age 65 or older who reported problems with access to health care, 1992 to 1996
  • Table 28b:  Access to and satisfaction with health care among Medicare beneficiaries age 65 or older, by age group and race and Hispanic origin, 1996

Indicator 29:  Use of Health Care Services

  • Table 29a:  Rates of health care service usage by Medicare beneficiaries age 65 or older, 1990 to 1998 (per 1,000)
  • Table 29b:  Use of home health and skilled nursing facility services by Medicare beneficiaries age 65 or older, by age group, 1998

Indicator 30:  Nursing Home Utilization

  • Table 30a:  Rate of nursing home residence among persons age 65 or older, by sex and age group, 1985, 1995, and 1997 (per 1,000)
  • Table 30b:  Number of nursing home residents age 65 or older, by sex and age group, 1985, 1995, and 1997, in thousands
  • Table 30c:  Percentage of nursing home residents age 65 or older who are incontinent and dependent in mobility and eating, by age group and sex, 1985 and 1997

Indicator 31:  Home Care

  • Table 31a:  Percentage of Medicare beneficiaries age 65 or older who received home care for a chronic disability, by type of assistance, 1982, 1989, and 1994
  • Table 31b:  Distribution of types of assistance among Medicare beneficiaries age 65 or older who received home care for a chronic disability, by level of disability, 1982, 1989, and 1994

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