NORTH CAROLINA PRECONCEPTION HEALTH INDICATORS: INTERPREGNANCY INTERVAL/BIRTH SPACING (D4)
2014 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 80,152 100.0 35,860 44.7 44,292 55.3
AGE 1,562 1.9 1,104 70.7 458 29.3
< 20 years
20-24 years 16,686 20.8 9,030 54.1 7,656 45.9
25-34 years 47,458 59.2 20,010 42.2 27,448 57.8
35+ years 14,446 18.0 5,716 39.6 8,730 60.4
RACE 44,997 56.1 20,317 45.2 24,680 54.8
White
Black 20,474 25.5 9,983 48.8 10,491 51.2
American Indian 1,146 1.4 522 45.5 624 54.5
Other 13,535 16.9 5,038 37.2 8,497 62.8
HISPANIC ORIGIN 67,058 83.7 30,986 46.2 36,072 53.8
Non-Hispanic/Unknown
Hispanic 13,094 16.3 4,874 37.2 8,220 62.8
MATERNAL EDUCATION 13,826 17.2 5,789 41.9 8,037 58.1
Less Than High School
High School Graduate or GED 18,256 22.8 8,341 45.7 9,915 54.3
Some College 26,187 32.7 11,327 43.3 14,860 56.7
Bachelors Degree 14,206 17.7 6,594 46.4 7,612 53.6
Masters or PhD 7,501 9.4 3,732 49.8 3,769 50.2
Unknown 176 0.2 77 43.8 99 56.3
MARITAL STATUS 49,036 61.2 21,756 44.4 27,280 55.6
Married
Unmarried 31,084 38.8 14,093 45.3 16,991 54.7
Missing/Unknown 32 0.0 11 34.4 21 65.6
INFANT'S BIRTHWEIGHT THIS DELIVERY 7,065 8.8 3,783 53.5 3,282 46.5
Under 2500 grams
2500+ grams 73,066 91.2 32,061 43.9 41,005 56.1
Unknown 21 0.0 16 76.2 5 23.8

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/)