State Summary: Missouri, 2021 Senior Report
Missouri
2021 Senior Report
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State Findings: Missouri, 2021, 2021 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High pneumonia vaccination coverage
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low prevalence of severe housing problems
Challenges
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
  • High early death rate
  • High prevalence of teeth extractions
Highlights
  • High-speed internet increased 10% between 2016 and 2019 from 67.8% to 74.7% of households with adults ages 65+
  • Physical inactivity increased 21% between 2018 and 2019 from 30.7% to 37.2% of adults ages 65+ in fair or better health
  • Falls decreased 16% between 2014 and 2018 from 32.4% to 27.1% of adults ages 65+
WEBSITE: health.mo.gov
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