America's Health Rankings, United Health Foundation Logo

State Summary: South Carolina, 2018 Annual Report
South Carolina
2018 Annual Report
Page 1 of 8
SummaryDownload Summary
State Findings: South Carolina, 2018, 2018 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low incidence of pertussis
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low levels of air pollution
Challenges
  • High prevalence of diabetes
  • High premature death rate
  • Low immunization coverage among children
Highlights
  • In the past six years, obesity increased 11% from 30.8% to 34.1% of adults
  • In the past six years, smoking decreased 19% from 23.1% to 18.8% of adults
  • In the past three years, occupational fatalities increased 38% from 4.8 to 6.6 deaths per 100,000 workers
  • In the past four years, Tdap immunization increased 24% from 71.9% to 89.4% of adolescents ages 13 to 17
  • In the past two years, primary care physicians increased 4% from 124.3 to 128.9 per 100,000 population
  • In the past three years, premature death increased 7% from 8,592 to 9,232 years lost before age 75 per 100,000 population
WEBSITE: scdhec.gov
Page 2 of 8
Page 3 of 8
Infographic:Download Infographic
In-Depth Profile:Download Profile
Page 4 of 8
Page 5 of 8
Page 6 of 8
Page 7 of 8
Page 8 of 8

Please tell us a little more about you

We appreciate you taking the time to help America’s Health Rankings better understand our audiences. Your feedback will allow us to optimize our website and provide you with additional resources in the future. Thank you.

Please select one option which best describes your profession or field of expertise

Journalist or media professional
Health Policy Professional
Public health professional (state, local, or community level)
Health care provider or administrator
Member of an advocacy group or trade organization
Academic, student, or researcher
Government administrator, legislator, or staffer
Concerned citizen
Other
Don't show me this again
Please take a quick survey.