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State Summary: Wyoming, 2020 Senior Health
Wyoming
2020 Senior Report
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State Findings: Wyoming, 2020, 2020 Senior Health
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of multiple chronic conditions
  • Low percentage of seniors living in poverty
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
Challenges
  • Low prevalence of cancer screenings
  • Low prevalence of seniors with a dedicated health care provider
  • High suicide rate
Highlights
  • Physical inactivity decreased 20% in the past year from 33.8% to 27.2% of adults ages 65+ in fair or better health
  • Low-care nursing home residents decreased 33% since 2013 from 19.2% to 12.8% of residents
  • Home health care workers increased 12% in the past two years from 86 to 96 aides per 1,000 adults ages 65+ with a disability
  • Food insecurity increased 26% in the past two years from 9.1% to 11.5% of adults ages 60+
  • Falls decreased 19% in the past two years from 32.1% to 26.0% of adults ages 65+
  • Obesity increased 29% since 2013 from 20.4% to 26.4% of adults ages 65+
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