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State Summary: South Dakota, 2016 Senior Report
South Dakota
2016 Senior Report
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State Findings: South Dakota, 2016, 2016 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High flu vaccination coverage
  • Low percentage of hospital readmissions
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
Challenges
  • Low SNAP enrollment
  • Low percentage of seniors with dedicated provider
  • Low hospice care use
Highlights
  • In the past year, nursing home quality increased 19% from 36.4% to 43.3% of beds rated 4- or 5-stars.
  • In the past year, full-mouth teeth extractions decreased 17% from 19.4% to 16.1% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past year, hospital readmissions decreased 11% from 14.2% to 12.6% of hospitalized patients ages 65+.
  • In the past 3 years, physical inactivity decreased 26% from 35.9% to 26.6% of adults ages 65+ in fair or better health.
  • In the past 3 years, food insecurity increased 26% from 11.1% to 14.0% of adults ages 60+.
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