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State Summary: Kentucky, 2022 Senior Report
Kentucky
2022 Senior Report
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State Findings: Kentucky, 2022, 2022 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High percentage of older adults with a dedicated health care provider
  • Low prevalence of severe housing problems
Challenges
  • High prevalence of frequent physical distress
  • High prevalence of full-mouth teeth extractions
  • High prevalence of smoking
Highlights
  • Low-care nursing home residents increased 122% from 5.8% to 12.9% of residents between 2019 and 2020
  • Drug deaths increased 64% from 5.3 to 8.7 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+ between 2008-2010 and 2018-2020
  • Pneumonia vaccination increased 11% from 65.6% to 72.9% of adults ages 65+ between 2012 and 2020
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