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Vital Facts

Vital Statistics

A Typical Day in North Carolina for 2004

Each Day in North Carolina Saw an Average of
328 Live Births 198 Deaths
171 Marriages 98 Divorces

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Births 2004
Category Average Number Total
Live Births 328 119,773
Births to Teens (Ages 10-14) 1 286
Births to Teens (Ages 15-19) 37 13,554
Low Birthweight Babies 30 10,846
Births to Unmarried Women 121 44,124

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Deaths 2004
Category Average Number Total
Deaths 198 72,191
Unintentional Injury Deaths 11 3,978
Cancer Deaths 45 16,436
Homicides 2 610
Suicides 3 1,021
Infant Deaths 3 1,050

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Marriages 2004
Category Average Number Total
Marriages 171 62,235

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Divorces 2004
Category Average Number Total
Divorces 98 35,926

 

Source: North Carolina Center for Health Statistics.