Office of Health Statistics

Review reports, surveys and statistics surrounding South Dakota youth, behavioral risks, birth, death, marriage, divorce, and abortions.

Under the Division of Licensure and Accreditation, the Office of Health Statistics helps collect and develop data used by the Department of Health (DOH) and the public. The office partners with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to administer the Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) and Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS). More information on the BRFSS, YRBS, and associated reports can be accessed by clicking the links below.

Annually, the office also puts together the department's Vital Statistics Report. These reports are available below.

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Vital Reports

Find information on births, deaths, marriage, and divorce statistics.

View Vital Reports

Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)

Find the latest reports on youth risk behaviors in South Dakota.

View YRBS Data

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance

Find the latest reports from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRSS).

View Behavioral Risk

Annual Report of Induced Abortions

Find the latest reports on induced abortions in South Dakota.

View Induced Abortion Data


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Questions and data requests can be sent to