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Colorado seniors have fewer underlying conditions

 

Last updated 4/22/2020 at Noon



Colorado has the second-lowest rate of seniors with underlying health conditions, according to a recent report.

QuoteWizard’s team of industry experts analyzed the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) data to find which states had the highest prevalence of seniors with serious underlying medical conditions which include: diabetes, cardiovascular disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma.

Key Colorado findings:

• Colorado’s diabetes rate for seniors is 13.85 percent. That is ranked 50th in the country.

• Cardiovascular disease rate is 6.15 percent, which is ra...



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