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State Summary: South Carolina, 2020 Annual Report
South Carolina
2020 Annual Report
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State Findings: South Carolina, 2020, 2020 Annual Report
Strengths
  • Low percentage of housing with lead risk
  • Low racial gap in high school graduation
  • Low residential segregation
Challenges
  • Low high school graduation rate
  • High prevalence of multiple chronic conditions
  • High premature death rate
Highlights
  • High-speed internet increased 15% between 2015 and 2018 from 74.0% to 84.9% of households
  • Severe housing problems decreased 8% between 2007-2011 and 2013-2017 from 15.8% to 14.5% of occupied housing units
  • Mental health providers increased 18% between 2016 and 2020 from 157.7 to 186.0 per 100,000 population
  • Excessive drinking increased 20% between 2018 and 2019 from 16.7% to 20.1% of adults
  • Suicide increased 19% between 2009 and 2018 from 13.4 to 15.9 deaths per 100,000 population
  • Diabetes increased 16% between 2012 and 2019 from 11.6% to 13.4% of adults
WEBSITE: scdhec.gov
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