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State Summary: Missouri, 2018 Senior Report
Missouri
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: Missouri, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High flu vaccination coverage
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High prevalence of seniors with a dedicated provider
Challenges
  • High percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • High prevalence of full-mouth teeth extractions
  • High percentage of hospital readmissions
Highlights
  • In the past year, food insecurity decreased 22% from 16.6% to 12.9% of adults ages 60+
  • In the past four years, full-mouth teeth extractions decreased 27% from 24.9% to 18.3% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past year, home health care workers increased 9% from 116.9 to 127.2 aides per 1,000 adults ages 75+
  • In the past year, four- or five-star rated nursing home beds decreased 6% from 44.6% to 42.0% of certified nursing home beds
  • In the past five years, high health status increased 21% from 35.0% to 42.2% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past four years, suicide increased 19% from 15.8 to 18.8 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+
WEBSITE: health.mo.gov
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