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State Summary: Tennessee, 2019 Senior Report
2019 Senior Report
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State Findings: Tennessee, 2019, 2019 Senior Report
  • Low percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High percentage of diabetes management
  • Low percentage of home-delivered meals
  • High prevalence of smoking
  • Low flu vaccination coverage
  • In the past two years, smoking decreased 12% from 13.8% to 12.1% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past year, SNAP reach decreased 12% from 76.2 to 67.0 participants per 100 adults ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past six years, low-care nursing home residents decreased 45% from 10.6% to 5.8% of residents
  • In the past four years, flu vaccination coverage decreased 26% from 73.4% to 54.3% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past two years, high health status decreased 9% from 35.9% to 32.6% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past three years, frequent mental distress decreased 17% from 9.9% to 8.2% of adults ages 65+
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