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Vital Statistics Data Available from SCHS
North Carolina Vital Statistics, Volume 1: Population, Births, Deaths, Marriages, Divorces
For the state and each Perinatal Care Region (PCR), county, and major incorporated city, one page tables summarize annual and 5-year data by race and selected variables. Maps, graphs, and narrative describe geographic patterns and statewide trends.
North Carolina Vital Statistics, Volume 2: Leading Causes of Death
For the state and counties, cause-specific annual and 5-year data are given in the form of numbers of deaths, unadjusted death rates, and age-adjusted death rates.
Basic Automated Birth Yearbook, North Carolina Residents
Known as the BABY BOOK, this statewide and report is comprised of multiple cross-tabulations of various maternal and infant variables such as age, race, birth order, birth weight, and number of prenatal visits as well as medical conditions of the mother, the labor/delivery, and the newborn. State and county data are available on the SCHS web site.
Detailed Mortality Statistics, North Carolina Residents
This statewide report provides annual counts of deaths specific for detailed underlying cause of death (4 digits) and age-race-sex groups. State and county data are available on the SCHS web site.
North Carolina Reported Pregnancies
For the state, PCRs, and counties, annual estimates of pregnancy rates, live birth rates, abortion rates, and abortion fractions by age and race are followed by one-page tables displaying counts of pregnancies (abortions, live births, and fetal deaths) by race and age for total and unmarried women.
Infant Mortality Statistics
Life Expectancy - State & County Estimates
This new report presents life expectancies at the state level, for each age interval (1) in total, and by (2) gender, (3) race (white and African American), and (4) race by gender. At the county level, life expectancies are provided for each age interval (1) in total, and by (2) gender and (3) by race (white and African American).
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Page Last Updated June 10, 2013