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Vital Facts

Vital Statistics

A Typical Day in North Carolina for 2007

Each Day in North Carolina Saw an Average of
359 Live Births 208 Deaths
175 Marriages 99 Divorces

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Births 2007
Category Average Number Total
Live Births 359 130,886
Births to Teens (Ages 10-14) 1 238
Births to Teens (Ages 15-19) 41 15,061
Low Birthweight Babies 33 12,100
Births to Unmarried Women 148 53,848

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Deaths 2007
Category Average Number Total
Deaths 208 75,803
Unintentional Injury Deaths 12 4,333
Cancer Deaths 48 17,425
Homicides 2 668
Suicides 3 1,074
Infant Deaths 3 1,107

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Marriages 2007
Category Average Number Total
Marriages 175 63,932

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Divorces 2007
Category Average Number Total
Divorces 99 36,205

 

Source: North Carolina Center for Health Statistics.