WHAT DO RISING CHRONIC DISEASE RATES MEAN FOR SOUTH DAKOTA?
Projected total cost of chronic disease from 2016-2030 in South Dakota is $113 billion. In 2015, 499 thousand people in South Dakota had at least 1 chronic disease, 190 thousand had 2 or more chronic diseases. Chronic disease could cost South Dakota $5.5 billion in medical costs and an extra $2 billion annually in lost employee productivity (average per year 2016-2030).
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