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State Summary: South Dakota, 2019 Annual Report
South Dakota
2019 Annual Report
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State Findings: South Dakota, 2019, 2019 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low levels of air pollution
  • Small difference in health status by high school education
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low rate of mental health providers
  • High occupational fatality rate
Highlights
  • In the past year, excessive drinking increased 22% from 19.0% to 23.2% of adults
  • In the past 10 years, drug deaths increased 71% from 4.9 to 8.4 deaths per 100,000 population
  • Despite generally increasing since 1990, violent crime decreased 7% from 434 to 405 offenses per 100,000 population in the past year
  • In the past two years, mental health providers increased 10% from 162.2 to 179.0 per 100,000 population
  • In the past three years, air pollution decreased 19% from 6.3 to 5.1 micrograms of fine particles per cubic meter
  • Since 2010, premature death increased 18% from 6,641 to 7,838 years lost before age 75 per 100,000 population
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