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State Summary: South Dakota, 2016 Annual Report
South Dakota
2016 Annual Report
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State Findings: South Dakota, 2016, 2016 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low rate of drug deaths
  • Low levels of air pollution
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
Challenges
  • High incidence of infectious disease
  • Low immunization coverage among adolescents
  • Lower number of primary care physicians
Highlights
  • In the past two years, drug deaths increased 8% from 6.1 to 6.6 deaths per 100,000 population.
  • In the past 10 years, violent crime increased 114% from 179 to 383 offenses per 100,000 population.
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13 to 17 years decreased 6% from 23.5% to 22.0%.
  • In the past year, preventable hospitalizations decreased 9% from 51.8 to 47.0 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees.
  • In the past year, infant mortality decreased 16% from 7.4 to 6.2 deaths per 1,000 live births.
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The 2012–2016 data in the above graphs are not directly comparable with prior years. See Methodology for additional information.

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