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State Summary: South Carolina, 2022 Senior Report
South Carolina
2022 Senior Report
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State Findings: South Carolina, 2022, 2022 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • Low percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • High prevalence of cancer screenings
Challenges
  • High prevalence of multiple chronic conditions
  • Low level of community support expenditures
  • Low home health care worker rate
Highlights
  • Geriatric providers increased 24% from 21.1 to 26.1 per 100,000 adults ages 65+ between September 2018 and September 2021
  • High health status increased 17% from 34.7% to 40.7% of adults ages 65+ between 2011 and 2020
  • Early deaths increased 17% from 1,916 to 2,241 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65-74 between 2019 and 2020
WEBSITE: scdhec.gov
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