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State Summary: South Dakota, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
South Dakota
2016 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: South Dakota, 2016, 2016 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • High flu vaccination coverage in women
  • Low percentage of low-risk cesarean deliveries
  • Low prevalence of overweight or obesity in children
Challenges
  • High prevalence of smoking in women
  • High infant mortality rate
  • High teen suicide rate
Highlights
  • South Dakota ranks 30th in children's health, compared with 18th in infants’ health and 14th in women’s health.
  • The state is doing well in measures of community & environment, ranking 3rd in infant child care cost, 10th in protective home environment for children ages 6 to 17, and 9th in both concentrated disadvantage and supportive neighborhoods.
  • It has a low percentage of low birthweight infants (6th) and preterm births (10th), but a high infant mortality rate (44th).
  • Only 6.0% of young children receive a home health visit (47th), 72.6% of adolescents receive a well-visit (47th), and 23.5% of young children receive developmental screening (44th).
  • South Dakota ranks 48th in both child mortality and adolescent immunizations.
WEBSITE: doh.sd.gov
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