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Vital Facts

Vital Statistics

A Typical Day in North Carolina for 2002

Each Day in North Carolina Saw an Average of
321 Live Births 197 Deaths
175 Marriages 102 Divorces

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Births 2002
Category Average Number Total
Live Births 321 117,307
Births to Teens (Ages 10-14) 1 301
Births to Teens (Ages 15-19) 38 13,751
Low Birthweight Babies 29 10,550
Births to Unmarried Women 111 40,646

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Deaths 2002
Category Average Number Total
Deaths 197 71,780
Unintentional Injury Deaths 10 3,629
Cancer Deaths 44 16,163
Homicides 2 639
Suicides 3 969
Infant Deaths 3 957

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Marriages 2002
Category Average Number Total
Marriages 175 63,730

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Divorces 2002
Category Average Number Total
Divorces 102 37,049

 

Source: North Carolina Center for Health Statistics.