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State Summary: Wisconsin, 2020 Senior Health
Wisconsin
2020 Senior Report
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State Findings: Wisconsin, 2020, 2020 Senior Health
Strengths
  • High percentage of able-bodied seniors
  • High percentage of volunteerism
  • High prevalence of exercise
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low flu vaccination coverage
  • High percentage of serious drinking water violations
Highlights
  • Poverty increased 11% in the past three years from 7.1% to 7.9% of adults ages 65+
  • Flu vaccination coverage decreased 14% in the past year from 52.7% to 45.4% of adults ages 65+
  • Low-care nursing home residents decreased 39% since 2014 from 13.6% to 8.3% of residents
  • Falls increased 77% since 2014 from 14.5% to 25.7% of adults ages 65+
  • Obesity decreased 18% in the past two years from 34.6% to 28.4% of adults ages 65+
  • Early death decreased 8% since 2013 from 1,801 to 1,660 death per 100,000 adults ages 65-74
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