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State Summary: Tennessee, 2022 Senior Report
Tennessee
2022 Senior Report
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State Findings: Tennessee, 2022, 2022 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low prevalence of insufficient sleep
Challenges
  • High early death rate
  • High prevalence of full-mouth teeth extractions
  • High prevalence of smoking
Highlights
  • Geriatric providers increased 27% from 19.4 to 24.7 per 100,000 adults ages 65+ between September 2018 and September 2021
  • Suicide increased 26% from 16.8 to 21.1 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+ between 2009-2011 and 2018-2020
  • High health status increased 21% from 32.6% to 39.4% of adults ages 65+ between 2017 and 2020
WEBSITE: tn.gov/health
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