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State Summary: Kentucky, 2016 Senior Report
Kentucky
2016 Senior Report
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State Findings: Kentucky, 2016, 2016 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • High flu vaccination coverage
Challenges
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
  • High rate of preventable hospitalizations
  • High prevalence of full-mouth teeth extractions
Highlights
  • In the past year, SNAP reach decreased 13% from 66.4% to 58.1% of adults ages 65+ in poverty.
  • In the past year, dental visit increased 8% from 53.0% to 57.0% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past 2 years, flu vaccination coverage increased 11% from 61.8% to 68.9% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past 3 years, hip fractures decreased 17% from 8.8 to 7.3 hospitalizations per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past 3 years, home health care increased 54% from 36.6 to 56.5 home health care workers per 1,000 adults ages 75+.
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