Change Indicator

Teen violent deaths (5-year totals) in South Dakota

Teen violent deaths (5-year totals)

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Why This Indicator Matters

This indicator is deaths caused by accidents, homicides, and suicides per 100,000 teens ages 15-19. As with child deaths, motor vehicle crashes make up the highest percentage of teen violent deaths in South Dakota.
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Definition and Source



Deaths from homicides, suicides, and accidents to teens ages 15-19 years during the five year time span.
The rate is deaths from homicides, suicides, and accidents per 100,000 teens ages 15-19.

Data Source

South Dakota Department of Health -


NA - Data not reported if there are less than 3 teen deaths.
NOTES - Confidence intervals are reported to capture the variability events and can be found here Teen violent deaths (5-year totals).

Last Updated

October 2023