State Summary: Kentucky, 2021 Senior Report
Kentucky
2021 Senior Report
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State Findings: Kentucky, 2021, 2021 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low prevalence of severe housing problems
  • Low prevalence of avoided care due to cost
Challenges
  • Low prevalence of exercise
  • High poverty rate
  • High prevalence of teeth extractions
Highlights
  • High-speed internet increased 13% between 2016 and 2019 from 63.3% to 71.8% of households with adults ages 65+
  • Preventable hospitalizations decreased 14% between 2016 and 2018 from 4,098 to 3,538 discharges per 100,000 Medicare beneficiaries ages 65-74
  • Multiple chronic conditions increased 12% between 2010 and 2018 from 40.9% to 45.9% of Medicare beneficiaries ages 65+
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