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Vital Facts

Vital Statistics

A Typical Day in North Carolina for 2017

Each Day in North Carolina Saw an Average of
329 Live Births 255 Deaths
193 Marriages 88 Divorces

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Births 2017
Category Average Number Total
Live Births 329 120,099
Births to Teens (Ages 10-14) 0 79
Births to Teens (Ages 15-19) 19 6,843
Low Birthweight Babies 31 11,311
Births to Unmarried Women 135 49,118

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Deaths 2017
Category Average Number Total
Deaths 255 93,202
Unintentional Injury Deaths 17 6,045
Cancer Deaths 53 19,474
Homicides 2 689
Suicides 4 1,527
Infant Deaths 2 852

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Marriages 2017
Category Average Number Total
Marriages 193 70,336

 

A Typical Day in North Carolina: Divorces 2017
Category Average Number Total
Divorces 88 31,947

 

Source: North Carolina Center for Health Statistics.

 

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