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Vital Facts

Vital Statistics

A Typical Day in North Carolina for 2003

Each Day in North Carolina Saw an Average of
324 Live Births 201 Deaths
170 Marriages 98 Divorces

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Births 2003
Category Average Number Total
Live Births 324 118,292
Births to Teens (Ages 10-14) 1 259
Births to Teens (Ages 15-19) 36 13,171
Low Birthweight Babies 29 10,647
Births to Unmarried Women 114 41,776

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Deaths 2003
Category Average Number Total
Deaths 201 73,230
Unintentional Injury Deaths 10 3,786
Cancer Deaths 44 16,107
Homicides 2 592
Suicides 3 949
Infant Deaths 3 967

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Marriages 2003
Category Average Number Total
Marriages 170 61,932

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Divorces 2003
Category Average Number Total
Divorces 98 35,678

 

Source: North Carolina Center for Health Statistics.