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State Summary: Kansas, 2016 Senior Report
Kansas
2016 Senior Report
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State Findings: Kansas, 2016, 2016 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High volunteerism
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
Challenges
  • Low percentage of diabetes management
  • High percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • High prevalence of smoking
Highlights
  • In the past year, obesity increased 11% from 25.9% to 28.7% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past year, food insecurity increased 16% from 13.4% to 15.6% of adults ages 60+.
  • In the past 2 years, flu vaccination coverage decreased 9% from 66.7% to 60.8% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past 2 years, physical inactivity increased 17% from 28.2% to 33.1% of adults ages 65+ in fair or better health.
  • In the past 2 years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 16% from 64.5 to 54.5 discharges per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
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