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State Summary: North Dakota, 2018 Senior Report
North Dakota
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: North Dakota, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • Low prevalence of food insecurity
  • High percentage of four- and five-star nursing home beds
Challenges
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • Low percentage of hospice care use
  • Low SNAP enrollment
Highlights
  • In the past five years, home health care workers increased 69% from 73.7 to 124.9 aides per 1,000 adults ages 75+
  • In the past year, four- or five-star rated nursing home beds increased 26% from 50.5% to 63.8% of certified nursing home beds
  • In the past five years, obesity increased 32% from 24.4% to 32.1% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past five years, poverty decreased 31% from 11.4% to 7.9% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past four years, full-mouth teeth extractions decreased 20% from 17.1% to 13.6% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past year, ICU use in the last six months of life increased 21% from 4.2% to 5.1% of decedents ages 65+
WEBSITE: health.nd.gov
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