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

Selected South Dakota Health Statistics, 2011-2012

 

EVENT
2012
2011
Percent Change

BIRTHS: Number

Rate per 1,000 population

12,092

14.5

11,834

14.4

+2.2

+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

9,111

12.7

1,936

26.1

8,921

12.5

1,952

26.6

+2.1

+1.6

-0.9

-1.9

Births – 12 through 14 year olds

Number

Rate per 1,000 12 through 14 year olds

8

0.2

11

0.3

-27.3

-33.3

Births – 15 through 17 year olds

Number

Rate per 1,000 15 through 17 year olds

264

8.0

245

7.4

+7.8

+8.1

Births – 15 through 19 year olds

Number

Rate per 1,000 15 through 19 year olds

929

16.2

963

16.6

-3.5

-2.4

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

Number

Rate per 1,000 births

751

62.1

746

63.0

+0.7

-1.4


DEATHS: Number

Rate per 100,000 population

7,283

873.9

7,271

882.3

+0.2

-1.0

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

6,590

917.4

585

788.2

6,662

933.5

527

719.1

-1.1

-1.7

+11.0

+9.6

Deaths – 12 through 14 year olds

Number

Rate per 100,000 12 through 14 year olds

8

24.6

8

24.8

0.0

-0.8

Deaths – 15 through 17 year olds

Number

Rate per 100,000 15 through 17 year olds

21

24.6

20

60.5

+5.0

+5.1

Deaths – 15 through 19 year olds

Number

Rate per 100,000 15 through 19 year olds

38

66.2

34

58.7

+11.8

+12.8


INFANT MORTALITY
 

Number Infant Deaths

Rate per 1,000 Births

104

8.60

75

6.34

+38.7

+35.6

FETAL DEATHS

Number

Rate per 1,000 Births + Fetal Deaths

73

6.00

71

5.96

+2.8

+0.7


MARRIAGES: Number

Rate per 1,000 population

6,236

7.5

6,145

7.5

+1.5

0.0


DIVORCES: Number

Rate per 1,000 population

2,550

3.1

2,694

3.3

-5.3

-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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