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2012 On an Average DaySouth Carolina
Health Statistics
 

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2012 Infant MortalityNew



2012 Vital Statistics Data


2012 Death Statistics

  • For more detailed 2012 Death data, please go to DHEC's SCAN Death Module. Interactive Table 1990-1998, 1999-2012 Interactive Map 1990-1998, 1999-2012SCAN
  • Deaths: 42,879
  • Male deaths: 21,606
  • Female deaths: 21,271
  • Death rate: 9.1 per 1,000 population
  • Top 10 leading causes of deaths (2012): Table
  • The month with the most deaths: December (4,061)
  • The month with the least deaths: September (3,362)
  • The oldest person that died: 109 years old
  • For detailed information see Biostatistics Publications and Reports: 1997-2012

2012 Birth Statistics

  • For more detailed 2012 Birth data, please go to DHEC's SCAN Birth Module. Interactive Table Interactive MapSCAN
  • Births: 57,100
  • Baby boys: 29,021
  • Baby girls: 28,078
  • Birth rate: 12.1 births per 1,000 population
  • The month with most births: August (5,124)
  • The month with least births: April (4,290)
  • Youngest mother: 12 years old
  • Oldest mother: 52 years old
  • For detailed information see Biostatistics Publications: 1997-2012

2012 Teen Pregnancy

Statistics for females age 10-19
  • Reported teen pregnancies: 6,871
  • Teen pregnancy rate: 22.9 per 1,000 female population
  • Total births: 5,597
  • Birth rate: 18.6 per 1,000 female population
  • irths to unmarried mom: 91.4 percent
  • Fetal death rate: 9.6 per 1,000 per deliveries
  • For detailed information see Biostatistics Publications: 1997-2012

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