America's Health Rankings, United Health Foundation Logo
State Summary: South Dakota, 2020 Senior Health
South Dakota
2020 Senior Report
Page 1 of 6
SummaryDownload Summary
State Findings: South Dakota, 2020, 2020 Senior Health
  • High shingles vaccination coverage
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • Low prevalence of insufficient sleep
  • Low percentage of hospice care use
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low home health care worker rate
  • Excessive drinking increased 93% in the past three years from 4.5% to 8.7% of adults ages 65+
  • Low-care nursing home residents decreased 5% in the past year from 17.0% to 16.2% of residents
  • Flu vaccination coverage decreased 21% in the past year from 65.0% to 51.1% of adults ages 65+
  • Obesity increased 34% since 2013 from 23.8% to 31.8% of adults ages 65+
  • Teeth extractions decreased 34% since 2014 from 19.4% to 12.8% of adults ages 65+
  • Cognitive difficulty decreased 33% in the past five years from 7.8% to 5.2% of adults ages 65+
Page 2 of 6
Page 3 of 6
Infographic:Download Infographic
In-Depth Profile:Download Profile
Page 4 of 6
Page 5 of 6
Page 6 of 6

Please tell us a little more about you

We appreciate you taking the time to help America’s Health Rankings better understand our audiences. Your feedback will allow us to optimize our website and provide you with additional resources in the future. Thank you.

Please select one option which best describes your profession or field of expertise

Journalist or media professional
Health Policy Professional
Public health professional (state, local, or community level)
Health care provider or administrator
Member of an advocacy group or trade organization
Academic, student, or researcher
Government administrator, legislator, or staffer
Concerned citizen
Don't show me this again
Please take a quick survey.