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State Summary: Kentucky, 2018 Senior Report
Kentucky
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: Kentucky, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • High percentage of diabetes management
Challenges
  • High prevalence of smoking
  • Low percentage of able-bodied seniors
  • High preventable hospitalization rate
Highlights
  • In the past year, flu vaccination coverage decreased 12% from 67.3% to 59.4% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past two years, frequent mental distress increased 15% from 7.3% to 8.4% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past three years, SNAP reach decreased 26% from 66.4 to 49.1 participants per 100 adults ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past four years, dental visits increased 11% from 53.0% to 58.6% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past five years, poverty decreased 7% from 11.9% to 11.1% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past five years, home health care workers increased 71% from 36.6 to 62.6 aides per 1,000 adults ages 75+
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