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State Summary: South Dakota, 2015 Annual Report
South Dakota
2015 Annual Report
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State Findings: South Dakota, 2015, 2015 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of low birthweight
  • Few poor mental health days
  • Low rate of drug deaths
Challenges
  • Low immunization coverage among adolescents
  • High infant mortality rate
  • High occupational fatalities rate
Highlights
  • In the past year, poor physical health days increased 14% from 2.8 to 3.2 days in the previous 30 days.
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among females ages 13 to 17 years decreased 22% from 42.3% to 33.1%
  • In the past 2 years, smoking decreased 15% from 22.0% to 18.6% of adults.
  • In the past 2 years, children in poverty increased 21% from 14.6% to 17.7% of children.
  • Since 1990, cancer deaths increased 3% from 178.9 to 184.8 per 100,000 population.
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*Negative value denotes below US average; positive value denotes above US average. **Difference in the percentage of adults aged 25 and older with vs. without a high school education who report their health is very good or excellent.




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