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State Summary: Minnesota, 2020 Senior Health
Minnesota
2020 Senior Report
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State Findings: Minnesota, 2020, 2020 Senior Health
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of frequent physical distress
  • Low prevalence of insufficient sleep
  • Low prevalence of food insecurity
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low community support expenditure
  • Low prevalence of seniors with a dedicated health care provider
Highlights
  • Seniors who avoided care due to cost increased 16% in the past year from 3.8% to 4.4% of adults ages 65+
  • Low-care nursing home residents decreased 17% in the past year from 15.4% to 12.8% of residents
  • Flu vaccination coverage decreased 10% in the past five years from 66.0% to 59.1% of adults ages 65+
  • Food insecurity decreased 13% in the past three years from 10.2% to 8.9% of adults ages 60+
  • Multiple chronic conditions increased 13% in the past five years from 27.6% to 31.2% of Medicare enrollees ages 65+
  • Teeth extractions decreased 23% since 2014 from 12.0% to 9.3% of adults ages 65+
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