NORTH CAROLINA PRECONCEPTION HEALTH INDICATORS: INTERPREGNANCY INTERVAL/BIRTH SPACING (D4)
2004 N.C. RESIDENT LIVE BIRTHS: WOMEN AGED 18-44
NUMBER WITH INTERVAL FROM LAST DELIVERY (LIVE BIRTH OR FETAL DEATH/ABORTION) TO CONCEPTION OF LESS
THAN 18 MONTHS AND PERCENT OF ALL BIRTHS EXCLUDING 1ST PREGNANCIES

  TOTAL INTERVAL
< 18 MONTH INTERVAL >=18 MONTH INTERVAL
BIRTHS BIRTHS BIRTHS
# % # % # %
TOTAL 78,944 100.0 31,885 40.4 47,059 59.6
AGE 3,163 4.0 2,145 67.8 1,018 32.2
< 20 years
20-24 years 20,016 25.4 9,873 49.3 10,143 50.7
25-34 years 43,804 55.5 15,911 36.3 27,893 63.7
35+ years 11,961 15.2 3,956 33.1 8,005 66.9
RACE 2,127 2.7 828 38.9 1,299 61.1
Other
White 56,946 72.1 22,809 40.1 34,137 59.9
Black 18,859 23.9 7,842 41.6 11,017 58.4
American Indian 1,012 1.3 406 40.1 606 59.9
ETHNICITY 12,025 15.2 4,173 34.7 7,852 65.3
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic/Unknown 66,919 84.8 27,712 41.4 39,207 58.6
EDUCATION 17,677 22.4 7,182 40.6 10,495 59.4
< High School
High School 23,420 29.7 9,308 39.7 14,112 60.3
> High School 37,665 47.7 15,308 40.6 22,357 59.4
Unknown 182 0.2 87 47.8 95 52.2
MARITAL STATUS 52,841 66.9 20,888 39.5 31,953 60.5
Married
Unmarried 26,093 33.1 10,991 42.1 15,102 57.9
Missing/Unknown 10 0.0 6 60.0 4 40.0
INFANT'S BIRTHWEIGHT 7,078 9.0 3,605 50.9 3,473 49.1
Under 2500 grams
2500+ grams 71,851 91.0 28,271 39.3 43,580 60.7
Unknown 15 0.0 9 60.0 6 40.0

Note: Numerator and Denominator Only Include Women who have had a Previous Delivery
PREPARED BY NC-DHHS STATE CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS (www.schs.state.nc.us/schs/)