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State Summary: North Dakota, 2019 Senior Report
North Dakota
2019 Senior Report
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State Findings: North Dakota, 2019, 2019 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
  • Low percentage of hospice care use
  • Low prevalence of seniors with a dedicated provider
  • Low SNAP enrollment
Highlights
  • In the past two years, smoking increased 28% from 8.2% to 10.5% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past three years, community support decreased 33% from $1,389 to $926 per adult ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past four years, home-delivered meals increased 7% from 25.5% to 27.3% of adults ages 60+ with an independent-living difficulty
  • In the past five years, hospital deaths increased 9% from 22.2% to 24.3% of Medicare decedents ages 65+
  • In the past six years, high health status increased 18% from 35.1% to 41.5% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past year, depression increased 43% from 9.2% to 13.2% of adults ages 65+
WEBSITE: health.nd.gov
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