For the state, each Perinatal Care Region (PCR) and all 100 North Carolina counties, one page tables summarizing annual and 5-year data by race and selected variables. Maps, graphs and narrative present geographic patterns and statewide trends.
For the state and counties, cause-specific annual and 5-year statistics are presented in the form of frequencies (numbers of deaths), unadjusted death rates and age-adjusted death rates.
Known as the "BABY BOOK", this 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 reports are presented.
This statewide report provides annual counts of deaths for specific detailed underlying cause of death (4 digits) and age-race-sex groups. State and county data are presented.
Annual pregnancy, live birth and abortion, statistics are presented by age, race and marital status. Reports are available for the state, Perinatal Care regions and counties.
This report presents statistics on resident infant deaths (deaths occurring prior to one year of age). The report includes tables with numbers and rates by county, trends in infant mortality over time, as well as birth chacteristics.
This annual report presents aggregate statistics on resident child deaths (ages 0 to 17); including trends in rates and numbers over time, deaths summarized by cause of death and age group. Information is reported for the state, as well as by county.
These statewide tables are reported annually and present interesting facts on births, deaths, marriages and divorces occurring to residents of the state.
This report presents life expectancies at the state and county levels, by age group, gender and race (white and African American).
|Statistical Brief 38 - Recent Decline in Births in North Carolina, 2007-2010||2012|
|Statistical Brief 39 - Infant Bed Sharing Results from the N.C. Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey, 2009-2010||2012|
|Statistical Primer 19 - Revisions to the North Carolina Birth Certificate and Their Impact on Tracking Maternal and Infant Health Data||2012|
|Statistical Primer 13 - Age-Adjusted Death Rates (Rev. May 2010)||2008|
|Statistical Brief 27 - Racial Disparities in Birth Outcomes Increase with Maternal Age: Recent Data from North Carolina||2005|
|SCHS Study 135 - The Association of Maternal Smoking with Infant Mortality and Low Birth Weight in North Carolina, 1999||2002|
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