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State Summary: Kansas, 2018 Senior Report
Kansas
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: Kansas, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of volunteerism
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • High home-delivered meals rate
Challenges
  • Low SNAP enrollment
  • Low flu vaccination coverage
  • High hip fracture hospitalization rate
Highlights
  • In the past year, flu vaccination coverage decreased 11% from 61.7% to 54.8% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past year, four- or five-star rated nursing home beds increased 14% from 43.4% to 49.4% of certified nursing home beds
  • In the past two years, food insecurity decreased 12% from 15.6% to 13.8% of adults ages 60+
  • In the past two years, frequent mental distress increased 10% from 5.1% to 5.6% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past four years, home health care workers decreased 16% from 134.9 to 113.5 aides per 1,000 adults ages 75+
  • In the past five years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 23% from 66.8 to 51.3 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees
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