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Vital Facts

Vital Statistics

A Typical Day in North Carolina for 2000

Each Day in North Carolina Saw an Average of
329 Live Births 197 Deaths
180 Marriages 103 Divorces
73 Induced Abortions  

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Births 2000
Category Average Number Total
Live Births 329 120,247
Births to Teens (Ages 10-14) 1 335
Births to Teens (Ages 15-19) 42 15,343
Low Birthweight Babies 29 10,572
Births to Unmarried Women 110 40,090

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Deaths 2000
Category Average Number Total
Deaths 197 71,732
Unintentional Injury Deaths 10 3,471
Cancer Deaths 43 15,747
Homicides 2 649
Suicides 3 950
Infant Deaths 3 1,034

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Marriages 2000
Category Average Number Total
Marriages 180 65,609

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Divorces 2000
Category Average Number Total
Divorces 103 37,482

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Induced Abortions 2000
Category Average Number Total
Abortions 73 26,614

 

Source: North Carolina Center for Health Statistics.