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WEBSITE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health
South Dakota Department of Health

Selected South Dakota Health Statistics, 2013-2014

 

EVENT
2014
2013
Percent Change

BIRTHS: Number

Rate per 1,000 population

12,281

14.4

12,243

14.5

+0.3

-0.7

Birth by Race      

Number of White Births

White Birth Rate per 1,000

Number of American Indian Births

American Indian Birth Rate per 1,000

9,175

12.5

1,889

24.9

9,142

12.6

1,956

26.0

+0.4

-0.8

-3.4

-4.2

Births (15 through 17 year olds)      

Number

Rate per 1,000 15 through 17 year olds

216

6.4

214

6.4

+0.9

0.0

Births (15 through 19 year olds)      

Number

Rate per 1,000 15 through 19 year olds

735

12.7

812

14.1

-9.5

-9.9

Low Birth Weight Babies (less than 2,500 grams)      

Number

Rate per 1,000 births

805

65.6

770

62.9

+4.5

+4.3


DEATHS: Number

Rate per 100,000 population

7,500

879.1

7,079

837.9

+5.9

+4.9

Deaths by Race      

Number of White Deaths

White Death Rate per 100,000

Number of American Indian Deaths

American Indian Death Rate per 100,000

6,840

935.2

562

740.7

6,385

880.2

572

760.3

+7.1

+6.2

-1.7

-2.6

       
Deaths (15 through 17 years of age)

Number

Rate per 100,000 15 through 17 year olds

14

41.4

24

72.1

-41.7

-42.6

Deaths (15 through 19 years of age)      

Number

Rate per 100,000 15 through 19 year olds

32

55.3

39

67.9

-17.9

-18.6


INFANT MORTALITY

Number

Rate per 1,000 Births

73

5.94

80

6.53

-8.8

-9.0

FETAL DEATHS

 

 

 

Number

Rate per 1,000 Births + Fetal Deaths

79

6.39

60

4.88

+31.7

+30.9


MARRIAGES: Number

Rate per 1,000 population

6,040

7.1

5,919

7.0

+2.0

+1.4


DIVORCES: Number

Rate per 1,000 population

2,374

2.8

2,450

2.9

-3.1

-3.4

 

Note: Data are for South Dakota residents.
Marriage and divorce data reflect events occurring in South Dakota.
Source: South Dakota Department of Health

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