State Summary: South Carolina, 2021 Senior Report
South Carolina
2021 Senior Report
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State Findings: South Carolina, 2021, 2021 Senior Report
  • Low prevalence of severe housing problems
  • High pneumonia vaccination coverage
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • Low home health care worker rate
  • Poverty increased 17% between 2016 and 2019 from 8.6% to 10.1% of adults ages 65+
  • The number of home health care workers increased 16% between 2016 and 2019 from 82 to 95 aides per 1,000 adults ages 65+ with a disability
  • Obesity increased 20% between 2014 and 2019 from 27.1% to 32.5% of adults ages 65+
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