America's Health Rankings, United Health Foundation Logo
State Summary: Mississippi, 2020 Senior Health
2020 Senior Report
Page 1 of 6
SummaryDownload Summary
State Findings: Mississippi, 2020, 2020 Senior Health
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High flu vaccination coverage
  • Low violent crime rate
  • High percentage of seniors living in poverty
  • High early death rate
  • Low prevalence of exercise
  • SNAP reach decreased 14% in the past four years from 67.6 to 57.9 participants per 100 adults ages 60+ in poverty
  • Food insecurity decreased 27% in the past two years from 24.3% to 17.7% of adults ages 60+
  • Flu vaccination coverage decreased 8% since 2013 from 65.4% to 60.0% of adults ages 65+
  • Able-bodied adults increased 12% since 2013 from 54.0% to 60.4% of adults ages 65+
  • Frequent mental distress increased 32% in the past four years from 7.4% to 9.8% of adults ages 65+
  • Falls decreased 10% in the past two years from 31.5% to 28.2% of adults ages 65+
Page 2 of 6
Page 3 of 6
Infographic:Download Infographic
In-Depth Profile:Download Profile
Page 4 of 6
Page 5 of 6
Page 6 of 6

Please tell us a little more about you

We appreciate you taking the time to help America’s Health Rankings better understand our audiences. Your feedback will allow us to optimize our website and provide you with additional resources in the future. Thank you.

Please select one option which best describes your profession or field of expertise

Journalist or media professional
Health Policy Professional
Public health professional (state, local, or community level)
Health care provider or administrator
Member of an advocacy group or trade organization
Academic, student, or researcher
Government administrator, legislator, or staffer
Concerned citizen
Don't show me this again
Please take a quick survey.