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State Summary: Missouri, 2020 Senior Health
Missouri
2020 Senior Report
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State Findings: Missouri, 2020, 2020 Senior Health
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of insufficient sleep
  • High flu vaccination coverage
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
Challenges
  • Low prevalence of exercise
  • High percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • High early death rate
Highlights
  • Excessive drinking increased 57% in the past year from 5.6% to 8.8% of adults ages 65+
  • Food insecurity decreased 38% in the past four years from 19.1% to 11.8% of adults ages 60+
  • SNAP reach increased 8% in the past year from 57.0 to 61.4 participants per 100 adults ages 60+ in poverty
  • Flu vaccination coverage decreased 12% in the past five years from 69.5% to 61.2% of adults ages 65+
  • Frequent physical distress decreased 9% in the past year from 20.1% to 18.2% of adults ages 65+
  • Teeth extractions decreased 24% since 2014 from 24.9% to 18.8% of adults ages 65+
WEBSITE: health.mo.gov
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