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State Summary: South Dakota, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
South Dakota
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: South Dakota, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • High flu vaccination coverage among women
  • Low cost of infant child care
  • High prevalence of supportive neighborhoods
Challenges
  • High percentage of uninsured women
  • High prevalence of tobacco use during pregnancy
  • High teen suicide rate
Highlights
  • In the past year, preterm birth increased 9% from 8.5% to 9.3% of live births before 37 weeks gestation
  • In the past year, the percentage of infants exclusively breastfed for six months increased 26% from 25.6% to 32.2%
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13-17 increased 34% from 30.5% to 40.9%
  • In the past three years, meningococcal immunization among children ages 13-17 increased 31% from 57.0% to 74.5%
  • In the past three years, excessive drinking among women ages 18-44 increased 6% from 19.7% to 20.8%
  • In the past three years, smoking among women ages 18-44 decreased 24% from 24.7% to 18.7%
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