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 “The staff at the rehabilitation center attributed my quick recovery to the fact that I had been in the Enhance Fitness program. The program accounted for my strong upper and lower body strength.”

Angela Jackie Aguila
participant at Memorial Hospital Senior Partner Center

 

 


Demographics

Broward County

 

Miami-Dade County

 

Monroe County

 

Links to Demographic Information

U.S. Census Bureau - Link to Decennial Census files (1990 and 2000) and customized report gateway (reports are developed by user at no cost; very user friendly).

Census Tables on Older Populations - PDF document that describe all census files where data is available specifically by age or age group, allowing elder data to be isolated.

U.S. Census Bureau - Link to American Community Survey files and customized report gateway (reports are developed by user at no cost; very user friendly). The American Community Survey provides annual estimated updates to the most recent census data.

Florida Department of Health 2007 County Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Survey. Individual County reports available. The BRFSS is a rolling telephone survey of Florida adults on a wide range of health issues including, but not limited to: physical activity, diet, tobacco and alcohol use, HIV/AIDS, asthma, diabetes, and cancer screenings. This survey has been conducted annually since 1986 in Florida. Data from this survey have been used for health planning, program evaluation, and monitoring health objectives in Florida. Some data specific to persons age 65+ are available.

Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics.

PROJECTED UNMET NEED AND PROFILE OF THE ELDER POPULATIONS IN MIAMI-DADE AND MONROE COUNTIES