Teen violent deaths

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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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Definitions: Deaths from homicides, suicides, and accidents to teens ages 15-19 years.

The rate is deaths from homicides, suicides, and accidents per 100,000 teens ages 15-19.

Data Source: South Dakota Department of Health -http://doh.sd.gov/

Footnotes: LNE= Low Number of Events.
The South Dakota Department of Health policy prohibits publishing vital events in cells with less than three events at the county level.
Updated 18 December 2017
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Teen violent deaths.