State Summary: Texas, 2021 Senior Report
Texas
2021 Senior Report
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State Findings: Texas, 2021, 2021 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of insufficient sleep
  • High home health care worker rate
  • High percentage of households with high-speed internet
Challenges
  • High prevalence of food insecurity
  • High prevalence of smoking
  • High prevalence of avoided care due to cost
Highlights
  • Food insecurity increased 10% between 2015-16 and 2017-18 from 16.5% to 18.1% of adults ages 60+
  • Exercise increased 51% between 2017 and 2019 from 15.6% to 23.6% of adults ages 65+
  • Smoking increased 63% between 2017 and 2019 from 6.7% to 10.9% of adults ages 65+
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