State Summary: Kansas, 2021 Senior Report
Kansas
2021 Senior Report
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State Findings: Kansas, 2021, 2021 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low poverty rate
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low prevalence of frequent physical distress
Challenges
  • High prevalence of food insecurity
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • Low geriatric provider rate
Highlights
  • Food insecurity increased 52% between 2015-16 and 2017-18 from 10.2% to 15.5% of adults ages 60+
  • Flu vaccination coverage increased 20% between 2016 and 2019 from 54.8% to 65.6% of adults ages 65+
  • Multiple chronic conditions increased 13% between 2010 and 2018 from 34.0% to 38.3% of Medicare beneficiaries ages 65+
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