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Vital Facts

Vital Statistics

A Typical Day in North Carolina for 1999

Each Day in North Carolina Saw an Average of
312 Live Births 190 Deaths
185 Marriages 101 Divorces
77 Induced Abortions  

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Births 1999
Category Average Number Total
Live Births 312 113,755
Births to Teens (Ages 10-14) 1 353
Births to Teens (Ages 15-19) 41 15,037
Low Birthweight Babies 28 10,108
Births to Unmarried Women 103 37,756

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Deaths 1999
Category Average Number Total
Deaths 190 69,304
Unintentional Injury Deaths 9 3,212
Cancer Deaths 43 15,752
Homicides 2 647
Suicides 2 880
Infant Deaths 3 1,034

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Marriages 1999
Category Average Number Total
Marriages 185 67,392

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Divorces 1999
Category Average Number Total
Divorces 101 36,706

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Induced Abortions 1999
Category Average Number Total
Abortions 77 28,136

 

Source: North Carolina Center for Health Statistics.