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State Summary: South Dakota, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
South Dakota
2018 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: South Dakota, 2018, 2018 Health Of Women And Children Report
  • High flu vaccination coverage among women
  • Low prevalence of low birthweight births
  • High prevalence of supportive neighborhoods
  • High child mortality rate
  • Low immunization coverage among adolescents
  • High prevalence of tobacco use among adolescents
  • Since the 2016 edition, maternal mortality increased 12% from 24.9 to 28.0 deaths per 100,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, physical inactivity among women ages 18-44 decreased 22% from 17.8% to 13.9%
  • Since the 2016 edition, the percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months increased 27% from 20.2% to 25.6%
  • Since the 2016 edition, infant mortality decreased 12% from 7.4 to 6.5 deaths per 1,000 live births
  • Since the 2016 edition, child mortality increased 10% from 33.1 to 36.4 deaths per 100,000 children ages 1-18
  • Since the 2016 edition, teen suicide increased 24% from 22.6 to 28.0 deaths per 100,000 adolescents ages 15-19
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