State Summary: Washington, 2021 Senior Report
Washington
2021 Senior Report
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State Findings: Washington, 2021, 2021 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of physical inactivity
  • Low prevalence of multiple chronic conditions
  • High percentage of households with high-speed internet
Challenges
  • High suicide rate
  • Low percentage of hospice care use
  • High prevalence of frequent mental distress
Highlights
  • The number of geriatric providers increased 8% between 2018 and 2020 from 24.8 to 26.9 per 100,000 adults ages 65+
  • Frequent mental distress increased 35% between 2018 and 2019 from 6.2% to 8.4% of adults ages 65+
  • Falls decreased 17% between 2016 and 2018 from 33.2% to 27.6% of adults ages 65+
WEBSITE: doh.wa.gov
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