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Vital Facts

Vital Statistics

A Typical Day in North Carolina for 2012

Each Day in North Carolina Saw an Average of
328 Live Births 224 Deaths
178 Marriages 100 Divorces

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Births 2012
Category Average Number Total
Live Births 328 119,767
Births to Teens (Ages 10-14) 0 132
Births to Teens (Ages 15-19) 28 10,066
Low Birthweight Babies 29 10,593
Births to Unmarried Women 134 49,023

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Deaths 2012
Category Average Number Total
Deaths 224 81,798
Unintentional Injury Deaths 12 4,259
Cancer Deaths 50 18,412
Homicides 2 565
Suicides 4 1,281
Infant Deaths 2 883

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Marriages 2012
Category Average Number Total
Marriages 178 64,814

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Divorces 2012
Category Average Number Total
Divorces 100 36,346

 

Source: North Carolina Center for Health Statistics.