State Summary: Tennessee, 2021 Senior Report
Tennessee
2021 Senior Report
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State Findings: Tennessee, 2021, 2021 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low prevalence of severe housing problems
  • High prevalence of cancer screenings
Challenges
  • High prevalence of smoking
  • High early death rate
  • High prevalence of frequent physical distress
Highlights
  • High-speed internet increased 14% between 2016 and 2019 from 64.5% to 73.7% of households with adults ages 65+
  • Exercise increased 51% between 2017 and 2019 from 13.8% to 20.9% of adults ages 65+
  • Multiple chronic conditions increased 12% between 2010 and 2018 from 38.5% to 43.0% of Medicare beneficiaries ages 65+
WEBSITE: tn.gov/health
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