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State Summary: Missouri, 2019 Senior Report
Missouri
2019 Senior Report
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State Findings: Missouri, 2019, 2019 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High flu vaccination coverage
  • High percentage of home-delivered meals
  • High home health care worker rate
Challenges
  • High percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • Low percentage of four- and five-star nursing home beds
  • High early death rate
Highlights
  • In the past five years, smoking decreased 19% from 11.7% to 9.5% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past year, poverty increased 6% from 8.2% to 8.7% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past four years, community support increased 10% from $456 to $501 per adult ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past six years, low-care nursing home residents increased 17% from 21.1% to 24.8% of residents
  • In the past five years, hospice care use increased 14% from 48.7% to 55.7% of Medicare decedents ages 65+
  • In the past six years, depression increased 34% from 12.1% to 16.2% of adults ages 65+
WEBSITE: health.mo.gov
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