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CDC ranks states for elderly health-related quality of life

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 13:53 / by Dr Kim Kuebler

Health-related quality of life scores for adults ages 65 and older were highest in Delaware, New Hampshire, Nevada, Arizona and Vermont, the CDC reported. The survey of almost 80,000 people, conducted from 1997 to 2010, showed Alaska, Alabama, West Virginia, Mississippi and Arkansas had the lowest scores.

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Dr Kim Kuebler

Written by Dr Kim Kuebler

Dr. Kim Kuebler is the Medical Team Leader for Ortho Sport and Spine Physicians, Savannah, GA. She is an Adult Nurse Practitioner graduate from Emory University's School of Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice graduate from Vanderbilt University.