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Vital Facts

Vital Statistics

A Typical Day in North Carolina for 2006

Each Day in North Carolina Saw an Average of
350 Live Births 204 Deaths
177 Marriages 98 Divorces

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Births 2006
Category Average Number Total
Live Births 350 127,646
Births to Teens (Ages 10-14) 1 254
Births to Teens (Ages 15-19) 40 14,677
Low Birthweight Babies 32 11,631
Births to Unmarried Women 140 51,167

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Deaths 2006
Category Average Number Total
Deaths 204 74,419
Unintentional Injury Deaths 11 4,091
Cancer Deaths 47 17,267
Homicides 2 611
Suicides 3 1,093
Infant Deaths 3 1,033

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Marriages 2006
Category Average Number Total
Marriages 177 64,736

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Divorces 2006
Category Average Number Total
Divorces 98 35,824

 

Source: North Carolina Center for Health Statistics.