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State Summary: South Dakota, 2020 Senior Health
South Dakota
2020 Senior Report
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State Findings: South Dakota, 2020, 2020 Senior Health
Strengths
  • High shingles vaccination coverage
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • Low prevalence of insufficient sleep
Challenges
  • Low percentage of hospice care use
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low home health care worker rate
Highlights
  • 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+
WEBSITE: doh.sd.gov
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