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State Summary: Washington, 2019 Senior Report
Washington
2019 Senior Report
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State Findings: Washington, 2019, 2019 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of physical inactivity
  • Low prevalence of smoking
  • High prevalence of high health status
Challenges
  • Low community support expenditures
  • Low prevalence of arthritis management
  • Low percentage of hospice care use
Highlights
  • In the past two years, smoking decreased 16% from 8.0% to 6.7% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past four years, community support decreased 22% from $301 to $236 per adult ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past two years, SNAP reach increased 12% from 89.3 to 100.0 participants per 100 adults ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past year, home health care workers increased 70% from 79.2 to 134.7 aides per 1,000 adults ages 75+
  • In the past six years, high health status increased 12% from 42.1% to 47.0% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past six years, depression increased 52% from 12.6% to 19.2% of adults ages 65+
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