NUMBER AND PERCENT OF NC RESIDENT BIRTHS DELIVERED BY GESTATION
2009-2013

  GESTATION TOTAL
Less than 37 weeks (Preterm) 37+ Weeks Unknown
N PERCENT N PERCENT N PERCENT N
NORTH CAROLINA 74001 12.2 533725 87.7 514 0.1 608240
COUNTY OF RESIDENCE: 1130 12.6 7820 87.3 5 0.1 8955
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 218 11.8 1628 88.1 2 0.1 1848
ALLEGHANY 66 13.9 410 86.1 0 0.0 476
ANSON 174 13.0 1165 86.9 1 0.1 1340
ASHE 177 14.0 1081 85.8 2 0.2 1260
AVERY 93 12.1 676 87.9 0 0.0 769
BEAUFORT 344 13.1 2273 86.7 5 0.2 2622
BERTIE 167 16.8 827 83.2 0 0.0 994
BLADEN 277 15.2 1542 84.6 4 0.2 1823
BRUNSWICK 572 10.9 4667 89.0 4 0.1 5243
BUNCOMBE 1927 14.8 11129 85.2 4 0.0 13060
BURKE 511 11.6 3885 88.3 3 0.1 4399
CABARRUS 1419 12.1 10341 87.8 13 0.1 11773
CALDWELL 454 11.2 3581 88.7 1 0.0 4036
CAMDEN 60 13.2 396 86.8 0 0.0 456
CARTERET 365 11.8 2737 88.2 0 0.0 3102
CASWELL 107 10.3 932 89.6 1 0.1 1040
CATAWBA 1017 11.3 7982 88.6 5 0.1 9004
CHATHAM 350 11.0 2835 89.0 1 0.0 3186
CHEROKEE 140 12.2 1003 87.6 2 0.2 1145
CHOWAN 119 14.5 704 85.5 0 0.0 823
CLAY 35 8.3 385 91.0 3 0.7 423
CLEVELAND 700 12.6 4854 87.3 8 0.1 5562
COLUMBUS 467 14.2 2813 85.6 5 0.2 3285
CRAVEN 898 11.0 7243 88.8 14 0.2 8155
CUMBERLAND 3896 13.3 25405 86.6 28 0.1 29329
CURRITUCK 96 8.2 1070 91.6 2 0.2 1168
DARE 163 8.8 1685 90.8 7 0.4 1855
DAVIDSON 1068 12.2 7680 87.7 6 0.1 8754
DAVIE 275 13.7 1728 86.3 0 0.0 2003
DUPLIN 476 12.2 3419 87.7 4 0.1 3899
DURHAM 2684 12.5 18708 87.3 32 0.1 21424
EDGECOMBE 546 16.0 2860 83.9 2 0.1 3408
FORSYTH 3320 14.3 19924 85.7 10 0.0 23254
FRANKLIN 412 12.4 2913 87.4 7 0.2 3332
GASTON 1588 12.4 11259 87.6 11 0.1 12858
GATES 69 13.0 462 87.0 0 0.0 531
GRAHAM 54 11.9 398 87.9 1 0.2 453
GRANVILLE 331 11.4 2570 88.6 1 0.0 2902
GREENE 158 13.5 1006 86.1 4 0.3 1168
GUILFORD 3476 11.4 27022 88.5 37 0.1 30535
HALIFAX 513 17.1 2484 82.7 7 0.2 3004
HARNETT 1097 12.4 7777 87.6 6 0.1 8880
HAYWOOD 424 15.3 2351 84.7 2 0.1 2777
HENDERSON 635 11.7 4779 88.2 5 0.1 5419
HERTFORD 231 18.2 1039 81.7 1 0.1 1271
HOKE 665 14.1 4029 85.7 6 0.1 4700
HYDE 34 13.0 227 86.6 1 0.4 262
IREDELL 1047 11.7 7908 88.2 7 0.1 8962
JACKSON 213 10.6 1803 89.3 2 0.1 2018
JOHNSTON 1250 11.0 10076 88.9 11 0.1 11337
JONES 51 10.2 445 89.4 2 0.4 498
LEE 535 12.9 3610 86.9 9 0.2 4154
LENOIR 467 13.6 2963 86.4 1 0.0 3431
LINCOLN 449 11.4 3504 88.6 2 0.1 3955
MCDOWELL 312 13.4 2015 86.6 1 0.0 2328
MACON 161 9.7 1498 90.2 1 0.1 1660
MADISON 124 13.5 793 86.5 0 0.0 917
MARTIN 200 15.7 1070 84.3 0 0.0 1270
MECKLENBURG 8374 12.0 61329 87.9 47 0.1 69750
MITCHELL 84 11.9 622 87.9 2 0.3 708
MONTGOMERY 185 11.4 1440 88.5 2 0.1 1627
MOORE 519 10.8 4264 88.9 12 0.3 4795
NASH 705 12.3 5042 87.7 3 0.1 5750
NEW HANOVER 1259 11.1 10032 88.8 8 0.1 11299
NORTHAMPTON 173 17.5 815 82.4 1 0.1 989
ONSLOW 1980 9.2 19465 90.7 14 0.1 21459
ORANGE 619 9.8 5677 90.1 3 0.0 6299
PAMLICO 47 9.8 434 90.2 0 0.0 481
PASQUOTANK 290 11.6 2212 88.3 3 0.1 2505
PENDER 342 11.5 2623 88.4 3 0.1 2968
PERQUIMANS 87 13.1 579 86.9 0 0.0 666
PERSON 242 11.4 1873 88.4 3 0.1 2118
PITT 1497 13.8 9370 86.2 6 0.1 10873
POLK 78 11.2 620 88.7 1 0.1 699
RANDOLPH 952 11.6 7222 88.3 6 0.1 8180
RICHMOND 371 12.9 2505 87.1 1 0.0 2877
ROBESON 1477 14.9 8403 85.0 6 0.1 9886
ROCKINGHAM 540 11.3 4240 88.7 2 0.0 4782
ROWAN 969 12.3 6877 87.5 11 0.1 7857
RUTHERFORD 377 10.8 3112 89.2 0 0.0 3489
SAMPSON 571 13.2 3756 86.7 6 0.1 4333
SCOTLAND 341 14.4 2018 85.5 1 0.0 2360
STANLY 437 13.2 2874 86.8 1 0.0 3312
STOKES 275 13.5 1766 86.4 2 0.1 2043
SURRY 468 11.8 3489 88.2 0 0.0 3957
SWAIN 109 11.5 839 88.4 1 0.1 949
TRANSYLVANIA 185 13.4 1194 86.6 0 0.0 1379
TYRRELL 26 11.9 192 88.1 0 0.0 218
UNION 1346 11.2 10714 88.8 8 0.1 12068
VANCE 459 15.5 2498 84.4 3 0.1 2960
WAKE 6895 11.0 55989 89.0 37 0.1 62921
WARREN 152 16.1 790 83.8 1 0.1 943
WASHINGTON 96 13.6 606 86.0 3 0.4 705
WATAUGA 161 9.2 1591 90.8 0 0.0 1752
WAYNE 939 11.0 7563 88.9 6 0.1 8508
WILKES 418 12.3 2970 87.6 4 0.1 3392
WILSON 717 14.4 4262 85.5 4 0.1 4983
YADKIN 311 15.2 1733 84.7 2 0.1 2046
YANCEY 121 14.1 736 85.7 2 0.2 859

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