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Volume 1

Vital Statistics

1998 North Carolina Vital Statistics, Volume 1

This volume is the 83rd annual vital statistics report of the State of North Carolina. It is intended to serve as a basic resource to those individuals, institutions, and agencies delivering and/or planning health services for the citizens of North Carolina.

The tables of this report show annual frequencies, annual rates, and 5-year rates for the state, six Perinatal Care Regions, and the 100 counties of North Carolina.

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Technical Notes Section (PDF, 6KB), some words about residence, occurrence and race allocation, completeness of registration of vital events, accuracy of information on certificates and treatment of missing values.
Definitions and Formulas (PDF, 14KB), including a caution on interpretation of data based on small numbers.

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Map Showing Perinatal Care Regions