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Doneen Hollingsworth, Secretary of Health
South Dakota Department of Health

Selected South Dakota Health Statistics, 2011-2012

 

EVENT

2012

2011

Percent Change

BIRTHS: Number

12,092

11,834

+2.2

Rate per 1,000 population

14.5

14.4

+0.7

Birth by Race

Number of White Births

9,111

8,921

+2.1

White Birth Rate per 1,000

12.7

12.5

+1.6

Number of American Indian Births

1,936

1,953

-0.9

American Indian Birth Rate per 1,000

26.1

26.6

-1.9

Births – 12 through 14 year olds

Number

8

11

-27.3

Rate per 1,000 12 through 14 year olds

0.2

0.3

-33.3

Births – 15 through 17 year olds

Number

264

245

+7.8

Rate per 1,000 15 through 17 year olds

8.0

7.4

+8.1

Births – 15 through 19 year olds

Number

929

963

-3.5

Rate per 1,000 15 through 19 year olds

16.2

16.6

-2.4

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

Number

751

746

+0.7

Rate per 1,000 births

62.1

63.0

-1.4

 

DEATHS: Number

7,283

7,271

+0.2

Rate per 100,000 population

873.9

882.3

-1.0

Deaths by Race

Number of White Deaths

6,590

6,662

-1.1

White Death Rate per 100,000

917.4

933.5

-1.7

Number of American Indian Deaths

585

527

+11.0

American Indian Death Rate per 100,000

788.2

719.1

+9.6

Deaths – 12 through 14 year olds

Number

8

8

0.0

Rate per 100,000 12 through 14 year olds

24.6

24.8

-0.8

Deaths – 15 through 17 year olds

Number

21

20

+5.0

Rate per 100,000 15 through 17 year olds

63.6

60.5

+5.1

Deaths – 15 through 19 year olds

Number

38

34

+11.8

Rate per 100,000 15 through 19 year olds

66.2

58.7

+12.8

INFANT MORTALITY

Number Infant Deaths

104

75

+38.7

Rate per 1,000 Births

8.60

6.34

+35.6

FETAL DEATHS

Number

73

71

+2.8

Rate per 1,000 Births + Fetal Deaths

6.00

5.96

+0.7

 

MARRIAGES: Number

6,236

6,145

+1.5

Rate per 1,000 population

7.5

7.5

0.0

DIVORCES: Number

2,550

2,694

-5.3

Rate per 1,000 population

3.1

3.3

-6.1

 

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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