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State Summary: Texas, 2022 Senior Report
Texas
2022 Senior Report
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State Findings: Texas, 2022, 2022 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • Low prevalence of frequent physical distress
  • High home health care worker rate
Challenges
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • High prevalence of food insecurity
  • High percentage of older adults who avoided care due to cost
Highlights
  • Obesity increased 24% from 26.3% to 32.6% of adults ages 65+ between 2011 and 2020
  • Early deaths increased 22% from 1,857 to 2,268 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65-74 between 2019 and 2020
  • Geriatric providers increased 15% from 29.1 to 33.4 per 100,000 adults ages 65+ between September 2018 and September 2021
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