The following report aims to describe the characteristics of mothers who died during pregnancy or up to a year after the pregnancy had ended, and the characteristics of children who passed away before their first birthday, in South Dakota, from 2012 to 2021. We will refer to those cases as pregnancy-associated and as infant deaths. There were 802 infant deaths during those 10 years, and 68 pregnancy-associated deaths.
South Dakota resident deaths and leading causes of death by month.
Safe Sleep Practices for Providers offers recent data from the Child Death Review as well as tips that providers can share with patients.
10 leading causes of death by year, 2004-2020, and age group, 2011-2020
In 2022, 137 abortions were performed in South Dakota, down from 192 abortions in the previous year. The total number of induced abortions performed in South Dakota on South Dakota residents was 123.
Infographic of South Dakota homicide deaths in 2020. There were 51 homicide deaths in 2020 and 51% of them were firearm-related. The largest proportion of homicide deaths were among males, individuals aged 20-29 years, and those who were American Indian. 62% of homicide suspects knew their victims.
The South Dakota Violent Death Reporting System (SD-VDRS) is a CDC-funded anonymous surveillance system that collects information on suicides, homicides, deaths of undetermined intent, unintentional firearm deaths, and legal intervention deaths in the state.
Infographic of violent death statistics in South Dakota in 2020. There were 240 violent deaths and 75% of them were suicides. 48% of violent deaths were firearm-related. The largest proportion of violent deaths were among males, individuals aged 2029 years, and those who were White.
This report contains state and county leading health indicators for vital statistics. The report is divided into eight main sections: Overview, Natality, Infant Mortality, Mortality, Marriage and Divorce, Infectious Disease, and Health Status Profiles.
South Dakota mortality data from the 2021 Vital Statistics Report.