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Vital Facts

Vital Statistics

A Typical Day in North Carolina for 2001

Each Day in North Carolina Saw an Average of
324 Live Births 194 Deaths
179 Marriages 102 Divorces
72 Induced Abortions  

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Births 2001
Category Average Number Total
Live Births 324 118,112
Births to Teens (Ages 10-14) 1 269
Births to Teens (Ages 15-19) 39 14,331
Low Birthweight Babies 29 10,579
Births to Unmarried Women 111 40,487

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Deaths 2001
Category Average Number Total
Deaths 194 70,738
Unintentional Injury Deaths 9 3,381
Cancer Deaths 44 16,047
Homicides 2 584
Suicides 3 985
Infant Deaths 3 1,005

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Marriages 2001
Category Average Number Total
Marriages 179 65,296

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Divorces 2001
Category Average Number Total
Divorces 102 37,381

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Induced Abortions 2001
Category Average Number Total
Abortions 72 26,221

 

Source: North Carolina Center for Health Statistics.