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State Summary: West Virginia, 2022 Senior Report
West Virginia
2022 Senior Report
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State Findings: West Virginia, 2022, 2022 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High SNAP participation among older adults in poverty
  • Low prevalence of severe housing problems
Challenges
  • High prevalence of falls
  • High prevalence of frequent physical distress
  • High prevalence of smoking
Highlights
  • Drug deaths increased 157% from 4.4 to 11.3 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+ between 2008-2010 and 2018-2020
  • Physical inactivity increased 29% from 30.5% to 39.4% of adults ages 65+ in fair or better health between 2016 and 2020
  • Pneumonia vaccination increased 16% from 64.4% to 74.6% of adults ages 65+ between 2011 and 2020
WEBSITE: dhhr.wv.gov
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