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State Summary: Kentucky, 2020 Senior Health
Kentucky
2020 Senior Report
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State Findings: Kentucky, 2020, 2020 Senior Health
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High flu vaccination coverage
  • Low percentage of low-care nursing home residents
Challenges
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
  • High early death rate
  • High prevalence of frequent mental distress
Highlights
  • Excessive drinking increased 38% in the past four years from 4.0% to 5.5% of adults ages 65+
  • Food insecurity decreased 11% in the past year from 16.6% to 14.8% of adults ages 60+
  • Low-care nursing home residents decreased 24% in the past year from 7.4% to 5.6% of residents
  • Flu vaccination coverage decreased 14% in the past four years from 68.9% to 59.4% of adults ages 65+
  • Frequent mental distress increased 55% in the past four years from 7.3% to 11.3% of adults ages 65+
  • Teeth extractions increased 12% in the past two years from 22.0% to 24.6% of adults ages 65+
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