Child welfare -- South Dakota; Youth -- South Dakota
The number of deaths occurring in the first year of life per 1,000 live births is called the infant mortality rate (IMR). This issue discusses the task force studying the IMR in South Dakota and ways to reduce it.
Infants -- Mortality -- South Dakota -- Statistics.; Infants -- Mortality -- South Dakota -- Prevention.
Governor Dennis Daugaard appointed a Task Force on Infant Mortality chaired by the First Lady Linda Daugaard to study infant mortality in the state and recommend strategies to improve birth outcomes and infant health in South Dakota. The...