NUMBER AND PERCENT OF NC RESIDENT BIRTHS DELIVERED BY GESTATION
2012-2016

  GESTATION TOTAL
Less than 37 weeks (Preterm) 37+ Weeks Unknown
N PERCENT N PERCENT N PERCENT N
NORTH CAROLINA 60501 10.1 540345 89.9 443 0.1 601289
COUNTY OF RESIDENCE: 988 11.0 7955 88.9 3 0.0 8946
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 167 9.4 1612 90.5 2 0.1 1781
ALLEGHANY 51 10.6 429 89.4 0 0.0 480
ANSON 145 11.7 1092 88.1 2 0.2 1239
ASHE 114 9.9 1033 90.1 0 0.0 1147
AVERY 80 11.3 625 88.7 0 0.0 705
BEAUFORT 271 11.5 2086 88.4 3 0.1 2360
BERTIE 113 12.7 775 87.3 0 0.0 888
BLADEN 188 10.6 1590 89.3 2 0.1 1780
BRUNSWICK 501 9.7 4656 90.2 5 0.1 5162
BUNCOMBE 1305 10.0 11755 90.0 8 0.1 13068
BURKE 397 9.0 3982 90.8 8 0.2 4387
CABARRUS 1087 9.2 10757 90.7 11 0.1 11855
CALDWELL 400 9.9 3627 90.0 1 0.0 4028
CAMDEN 47 10.3 408 89.5 1 0.2 456
CARTERET 324 10.8 2677 89.2 0 0.0 3001
CASWELL 110 10.7 913 89.2 1 0.1 1024
CATAWBA 806 9.2 7908 90.6 10 0.1 8724
CHATHAM 293 9.4 2830 90.5 4 0.1 3127
CHEROKEE 148 13.3 962 86.7 0 0.0 1110
CHOWAN 74 10.4 640 89.6 0 0.0 714
CLAY 45 10.4 388 89.4 1 0.2 434
CLEVELAND 593 11.1 4744 88.8 8 0.1 5345
COLUMBUS 333 10.8 2737 89.0 6 0.2 3076
CRAVEN 639 8.5 6873 91.4 8 0.1 7520
CUMBERLAND 3109 11.2 24661 88.8 14 0.1 27784
CURRITUCK 104 8.3 1143 91.7 0 0.0 1247
DARE 161 9.2 1583 90.5 5 0.3 1749
DAVIDSON 1019 11.8 7646 88.2 2 0.0 8667
DAVIE 191 9.8 1755 90.2 0 0.0 1946
DUPLIN 322 8.7 3392 91.2 5 0.1 3719
DURHAM 2120 9.8 19437 90.0 36 0.2 21593
EDGECOMBE 363 11.7 2750 88.3 1 0.0 3114
FORSYTH 2628 11.7 19898 88.3 3 0.0 22529
FRANKLIN 347 10.2 3066 89.7 5 0.1 3418
GASTON 1330 10.6 11193 89.2 20 0.2 12543
GATES 71 13.0 474 86.8 1 0.2 546
GRAHAM 44 10.1 393 89.9 0 0.0 437
GRANVILLE 283 10.2 2502 89.7 3 0.1 2788
GREENE 127 12.1 921 87.8 1 0.1 1049
GUILFORD 3233 10.5 27505 89.4 33 0.1 30771
HALIFAX 375 13.1 2495 86.9 0 0.0 2870
HARNETT 896 9.7 8372 90.3 5 0.1 9273
HAYWOOD 329 11.5 2541 88.5 1 0.0 2871
HENDERSON 502 9.4 4863 90.6 0 0.0 5365
HERTFORD 153 13.2 1003 86.6 2 0.2 1158
HOKE 508 10.9 4160 89.1 2 0.0 4670
HYDE 20 8.6 212 91.4 0 0.0 232
IREDELL 864 9.5 8237 90.4 8 0.1 9109
JACKSON 181 9.4 1740 90.6 0 0.0 1921
JOHNSTON 1028 9.1 10232 90.8 12 0.1 11272
JONES 45 9.7 415 89.6 3 0.6 463
LEE 421 10.7 3493 89.0 10 0.3 3924
LENOIR 365 11.2 2904 88.8 3 0.1 3272
LINCOLN 369 9.4 3544 90.6 0 0.0 3913
MCDOWELL 254 11.1 2036 88.9 1 0.0 2291
MACON 186 10.8 1528 89.0 3 0.2 1717
MADISON 104 10.2 910 89.7 1 0.1 1015
MARTIN 148 12.2 1067 87.7 2 0.2 1217
MECKLENBURG 7073 9.9 64704 90.1 27 0.0 71804
MITCHELL 87 12.0 634 87.8 1 0.1 722
MONTGOMERY 165 10.6 1388 89.3 2 0.1 1555
MOORE 492 9.5 4665 90.3 7 0.1 5164
NASH 516 9.7 4795 90.1 12 0.2 5323
NEW HANOVER 1051 9.3 10250 90.6 7 0.1 11308
NORTHAMPTON 117 12.6 810 87.3 1 0.1 928
ONSLOW 1699 8.0 19526 92.0 10 0.0 21235
ORANGE 491 8.1 5570 91.8 5 0.1 6066
PAMLICO 43 9.6 407 90.4 0 0.0 450
PASQUOTANK 256 10.4 2213 89.6 1 0.0 2470
PENDER 346 11.3 2719 88.7 2 0.1 3067
PERQUIMANS 57 9.1 568 90.7 1 0.2 626
PERSON 178 8.7 1858 91.1 4 0.2 2040
PITT 1232 11.6 9347 88.3 10 0.1 10589
POLK 79 11.0 639 89.0 0 0.0 718
RANDOLPH 760 9.5 7221 90.4 4 0.1 7985
RICHMOND 305 11.6 2327 88.3 3 0.1 2635
ROBESON 1007 11.0 8122 88.9 4 0.0 9133
ROCKINGHAM 482 10.2 4225 89.7 3 0.1 4710
ROWAN 755 9.6 7141 90.3 9 0.1 7905
RUTHERFORD 311 9.3 3035 90.7 0 0.0 3346
SAMPSON 439 10.4 3768 89.4 8 0.2 4215
SCOTLAND 245 10.9 1994 89.0 1 0.0 2240
STANLY 353 10.5 2999 89.4 1 0.0 3353
STOKES 224 11.3 1751 88.7 0 0.0 1975
SURRY 345 9.2 3397 90.8 1 0.0 3743
SWAIN 115 11.6 873 88.4 0 0.0 988
TRANSYLVANIA 136 10.0 1216 89.7 3 0.2 1355
TYRRELL 14 6.6 198 93.4 0 0.0 212
UNION 1066 9.0 10756 91.0 2 0.0 11824
VANCE 359 12.9 2425 87.0 4 0.1 2788
WAKE 5850 9.2 57388 90.7 31 0.0 63269
WARREN 106 11.6 809 88.4 0 0.0 915
WASHINGTON 72 11.5 556 88.5 0 0.0 628
WATAUGA 170 9.6 1608 90.4 1 0.1 1779
WAYNE 825 9.7 7652 90.2 2 0.0 8479
WILKES 389 11.3 3045 88.6 4 0.1 3438
WILSON 558 11.8 4163 88.1 6 0.1 4727
YADKIN 214 11.1 1717 88.9 0 0.0 1931
YANCEY 100 11.9 741 88.1 0 0.0 841

PREPARED BY NC-DHHS STATE CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS
NOTE: RATES BASED ON SMALL NUMBERS (FEWER THAN 20 CASES)
ARE UNSTABLE AND SHOULD BE INTERPRETED WITH CAUTION
*NOTE: OBSTETRIC ESTIMATE OF GESTATION IS NOW USED TO BE CONSISTENT WITH
NATIONAL CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS GUIDELINES