State Summary: South Dakota, 2021 Senior Report
South Dakota
2021 Senior Report
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State Findings: South Dakota, 2021, 2021 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • Low prevalence of multiple chronic conditions
  • Low prevalence of avoided care due to cost
Challenges
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
  • Low geriatric provider rate
  • Low percentage of hospice care use
Highlights
  • High-speed internet increased 14% between 2016 and 2019 from 65.8% to 74.9% of households with adults ages 65+
  • Physical inactivity increased 59% between 2016 and 2019 from 24.6% to 39.0% of adults ages 65+ in fair or better health
  • Teeth extractions decreased 34% between 2012 and 2018 from 19.4% to 12.8% of adults ages 65+
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