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State Summary: Missouri, 2016 Senior Report
Missouri
2016 Senior Report
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State Findings: Missouri, 2016, 2016 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High flu vaccination coverage
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Ready availability of home-delivered meals
Challenges
  • High percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • Low percentage of health screenings
  • High prevalence of falls
Highlights
  • In the past year, food insecurity increased 15% from 16.6% to 19.1% of adults ages 60+.
  • In the past year, low-care nursing home residents increased 12% from 21.1% to 23.7% of residents.
  • In the past year, full-mouth teeth extractions decreased 20% from 24.9% to 19.9% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past 2 years, hip fractures decreased 18% from 8.2 to 6.7 hospitalizations per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past 3 years, home health care increased 44% from 80.9 to 116.9 home health care workers per 1,000 adults ages 75+.
WEBSITE: health.mo.gov
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