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Vital Facts

Vital Statistics

A Typical Day in North Carolina for 1998

Each Day in North Carolina Saw an Average of
306 Live Births 186 Deaths
176 Marriages 101 Divorces
82 Induced Abortions  

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Births 1998
Category Average Number Total
Live Births 306 111,631
Births to Teens (Ages 10-14) 1 328
Births to Teens (Ages 15-19) 42 15,325
Low Birthweight Babies 27 9,870
Births to Unmarried Women 100 36,592

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Deaths 1998
Category Average Number Total
Deaths 186 67,798
Unintentional Injury Deaths 9 3,218
Cancer Deaths 42 15,327
Homicides 2 664
Suicides 2 846
Infant Deaths 3 1,037

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Marriages 1998
Category Average Number Total
Marriages 176 64,123

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Divorces 1998
Category Average Number Total
Divorces 101 36,965

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Induced Abortions 1998
Category Average Number Total
Abortions 82 29,868

 

Source: North Carolina Center for Health Statistics.