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Reported Pregnancies

Vital Statistics

2009 Reported Pregnancies


The data presented are for all North Carolina pregnancies. Total pregnancies represent the sum of all induced abortions, live births, and fetal deaths 20 or more weeks of gestation reported in the state. Not included are spontaneous fetal deaths (still births) occurring prior to 20 weeks gestation, which are not reportable to the state. Special emphasis is placed on abortions, given that they are not reported in other SCHS publications.

NOTE: All tables below are provided in both rtf (Rich Text Format) for file downloading and in pdf (Portable Document Format) for on-screen viewing and easy printout.


Glossary of Terms

Pregnancy, Fertility, Abortion, and Fetal Death Rates

  • Pregnancy Rates, Fertility Rates, Abortion Rates, Abortion Fractions, & Fetal Death Rates: North Carolina Residents, 2000-2009 (pdf, rtf)
  • Pregnancy, Fertility, & Abortion Rates by Race for Women by age: North Carolina, Regions & Counties, 2009
  • Total Resident Pregnancies: North Carolina, 2009 (pdf, rtf)
  • Total Resident Pregnancies: Perinatal Care Region, 2009 (pdf, rtf)
  • Total Resident Pregnancies by County of Residence: 100 NC Counties, 2009 (pdf, rtf)

Reported Induced Abortions

  • Reported Induced Abortions by Perinatal Care Region and County: Occurrence Data and Resident Data, 2009 (pdf, rtf)
  • Summary of Characteristics of Women Receiving Abortions: North Carolina Resident Data, 2000-2009 Percent Distribution (pdf, rtf)
  • Resident Induced Abortions by Race of Abortee North Carolina 2000-2009 (pdf, rtf)
  • Abortion Rates & Abortion Fractions by Age: North Carolina, 2000-2009 (pdf, rtf)

Live Births

  • Resident Live Births by Race of Child: North Carolina, 2000-2009 (pdf, rtf)
  • Fertility Rates by Age & Race: North Carolina, 2000-2009 (pdf, rtf)
  • Selected Live Birth Trends: North Carolina, 2000-2009 Percentages (pdf, rtf)

Fetal Deaths

  • Resident Fetal Deaths by Race: North Carolina 2000-2009 (pdf, rtf)
  • Fetal Deaths by Maternal Age & Race: North Carolina 2000-2009 (pdf, rtf)

A note about county-level fetal death rates: Single year fetal death rates are not routinely created due to problems with rates based on small numbers. Therefore, only county numbers are presented in this report. If you are interested in fetal death rates by county, please refer to the 5 year fetal death rates reported in NC Vital Statistics, Volume 1