NORTH CAROLINA PRECONCEPTION HEALTH INDICATORS: INTERPREGNANCY INTERVAL/BIRTH SPACING (D4)
2007 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 86,142 100.0 35,943 41.7 50,199 58.3
AGE 3,447 4.0 2,488 72.2 959 27.8
< 20 years
20-24 years 20,950 24.3 11,270 53.8 9,680 46.2
25-34 years 47,770 55.5 17,556 36.8 30,214 63.2
35+ years 13,975 16.2 4,629 33.1 9,346 66.9
RACE 2,648 3.1 1,011 38.2 1,637 61.8
Other
White 61,615 71.5 25,145 40.8 36,470 59.2
Black 20,750 24.1 9,287 44.8 11,463 55.2
American Indian 1,129 1.3 500 44.3 629 55.7
ETHNICITY 15,690 18.2 5,486 35.0 10,204 65.0
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic/Unknown 70,452 81.8 30,457 43.2 39,995 56.8
EDUCATION 19,794 23.0 8,322 42.0 11,472 58.0
< High School
High School 24,595 28.6 10,436 42.4 14,159 57.6
> High School 41,455 48.1 17,052 41.1 24,403 58.9
Unknown 298 0.3 133 44.6 165 55.4
MARITAL STATUS 54,044 62.7 21,743 40.2 32,301 59.8
Married
Unmarried 32,087 37.2 14,195 44.2 17,892 55.8
Missing/Unknown 11 0.0 5 45.5 6 54.5
INFANT'S BIRTHWEIGHT 7,854 9.1 4,255 54.2 3,599 45.8
Under 2500 grams
2500+ grams 78,267 90.9 31,678 40.5 46,589 59.5
Unknown 21 0.0 10 47.6 11 52.4

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/)