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Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health
South Dakota Department of Health

Selected South Dakota Health Statistics, 2012-2013

 

EVENT
2013
2012
Percent Change

BIRTHS: Number

Rate per 1,000 population

12,243

14.5

12,092

14.5

+1.3

+0.0

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

9,142

12.6

1,956

26.0

9,111

12.7

1,936

26.1

+0.3

-0.7

+1.0

-1.3

Births (15 through 17 year olds)      

Number

Rate per 1,000 15 through 17 year olds

214

6.4

264

8.04

-18.9

-20.0

Births (15 through 19 year olds)      

Number

Rate per 1,000 15 through 19 year olds

812

14.1

929

16.2

-12.6

-13.0

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

Number

Rate per 1,000 births

770

62.9

751

62.1

+2.5

+1.3


DEATHS: Number

Rate per 100,000 population

7,079

837.9

7,283

873.9

-2.8

-4.1

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

6,385

880.2

572

760.3

6,590

917.4

585

788.2

-3.1

-4.1

-2.2

-3.5

       
Deaths (15 through 17 years of age)

Number

Rate per 100,000 15 through 17 year olds

24

72.1

21

63.6

+14.3

+13.4

Deaths (15 through 19 years of age)      

Number

Rate per 100,000 15 through 19 year olds

398

67.9

38

66.2

+2.6

+2.6


INFANT MORTALITY

Number

Rate per 1,000 Births

80

6.53

104

8.60

-23.1

-24.1

FETAL DEATHS

 

 

 

Number

Rate per 1,000 Births + Fetal Deaths

60

4.88

73

6.00

-17.8

-18.8


MARRIAGES: Number

Rate per 1,000 population

5,919

7.0

6,236

7.5

-5.1

-6.7


DIVORCES: Number

Rate per 1,000 population

2,450

2.9

2,550

3.1

-3.9

-6.5

 

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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