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State Summary: Wisconsin, 2019 Senior Report
2019 Senior Report
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State Findings: Wisconsin, 2019, 2019 Senior Report
  • High percentage of volunteerism
  • High percentage of able-bodied seniors
  • Low percentage of hospital deaths
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low flu vaccination coverage
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • In the past two years, excessive drinking increased 15% from 10.4% to 12.0% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past year, obesity decreased 16% from 34.6% to 29.1% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past two years, poverty increased 10% from 7.1% to 7.8% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past four years, SNAP reach increased 19% from 72.3 to 85.7 participants per 100 adults ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past six years, hospice care use increased 68% from 34.5% to 57.9% of Medicare decedents ages 65+
  • In the past six years, depression increased 29% from 10.7% to 13.8% of adults ages 65+
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