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State Summary: Texas, 2020 Senior Health
Texas
2020 Senior Report
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State Findings: Texas, 2020, 2020 Senior Health
Strengths
  • High home health care worker rate
  • Low prevalence of insufficient sleep
  • High percentage of hospice care use
Challenges
  • High prevalence of falls
  • High prevalence of food insecurity
  • Low percentage of 4- or 5-star nursing home beds
Highlights
  • Low-care nursing home residents decreased 42% since 2013 from 14.3% to 8.3% of residents
  • Cancer screenings decreased 10% since 2014 from 73.6% to 66.2% of seniors receiving recommended screenings
  • Flu vaccination coverage decreased 21% in the past two years from 57.3% to 45.2% of adults ages 65+
  • Able-bodied adults increased 7% since 2013 from 59.3% to 63.6% of adults ages 65+
  • Obesity increased 34% since 2013 from 26.3% to 35.3% of adults ages 65+
  • Cognitive difficulty decreased 14% since 2013 from 11.1% to 9.6% of adults ages 65+
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