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State Summary: Texas, 2019 Senior Report
Texas
2019 Senior Report
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State Findings: Texas, 2019, 2019 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • High home health care worker rate
  • High percentage of hospice care use
Challenges
  • Low percentage of four- and five-star nursing home beds
  • Low community support expenditures
  • High percentage of seniors living in poverty
Highlights
  • In the past six years, obesity increased 16% from 26.3% to 30.6% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past three years, physical inactivity increased 11% from 31.7% to 35.3% of adults ages 65+ in fair or better health
  • In the past five years, low-care nursing home residents decreased 23% from 14.6% to 11.3% of residents
  • In the past three years, food insecurity decreased 19% from 20.3% to 16.5% of adults ages 60+
  • In the past six years, ICU use in the last six months of life decreased 16% from 18.7% to 15.8% of decedents ages 65+
  • In the past year, depression increased 71% from 11.0% to 18.8% of adults ages 65+
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