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State Summary: Washington, 2022 Senior Report
Washington
2022 Senior Report
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State Findings: Washington, 2022, 2022 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low early death rate
  • Low prevalence of multiple chronic conditions
  • High SNAP participation among older adults in poverty
Challenges
  • High suicide rate
  • High prevalence of falls
  • Low level of community support expenditures
Highlights
  • Drug deaths increased 64% from 5.8 to 9.5 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+ between 2009-2011 and 2018-2020
  • Physical inactivity increased 25% from 20.0% to 24.9% of adults ages 65+ in fair or better health between 2015 and 2020
  • Flu vaccination increased 18% from 60.7% to 71.6% of adults ages 65+ between 2011 and 2020
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