#43. Tennessee

- Overall score (relative to U.S. average): -0.528

- Senior behaviors rank: #41

- Community & environment rank: #42

- Policy rank: #13

- Clinical care rank: #45

- Health outcomes rank: #44

Tennessee has a low prevalence of excessive drinking and a high percentage of seniors who are managing their diabetes. On the minus side, few get their flu shots, with vaccination coverage falling 26% in the past four years, and there is a high prevalence of smoking, even after it decreased 12% in the past two years.

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