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Selected Vital Statistics for 2013 and 2009-2013

North Carolina

Item Total White, Non-Hispanic Black, Non-Hispanic Hispanic
Number 2013 Rate* 2013 Rate* 09-13 Number 2013 Rate* 2013 Rate* 09-13 Number 2013 Rate* 2013 Rate* 09-13 Number 2013 Rate* 2013 Rate* 09-13
Population
Total 9,848,060 100.0 100.0 6,426,066 100.0 100.0 2,165,569 100.0 100.0 872,805 100.0 100.0
Males 4,800,612 48.7 48.7 3,138,626 48.8 48.8 1,014,574 46.9 46.8 462,676 53.0 53.3
Females 5,047,448 51.3 51.3 3,287,440 51.2 51.2 1,150,995 53.1 53.2 410,129 47.0 46.7
Natural Increase 35,666 3.6 4.3 1,839 0.3 0.9 12,062 5.6 6.1 16,690 19.1 21.5
Live Births
Total 118,983 12.1 12.6 66,181 10.3 10.7 28,865 13.3 13.7 17,505 20.1 22.5
Males 60,563 6.1 6.4 33,813 5.3 5.5 14,573 6.7 7.0 8,859 10.2 11.4
Females 58,418 5.9 6.2 32,368 5.0 5.2 14,292 6.6 6.8 8,644 9.9 11.0
Attendant
Physician (MD & DO) 103,054 86.6 87.4 56,591 85.5 86.5 25,677 89.0 89.8 15,283 87.3 87.7
Certified Nurse Midwife 14,963 12.6 11.7 8,959 13.5 12.5 3,025 10.5 9.6 2,076 11.9 11.6
Other Attendant 966 0.8 0.9 631 1.0 1.0 163 0.6 0.6 146 0.8 0.7
Place of Delivery
In Hospital 117,780 99.0 99.1 65,220 98.5 98.7 28,724 99.5 99.6 17,434 99.6 99.7
Home Birth 645 0.5 0.5 482 0.7 0.7 105 0.4 0.3 41 0.2 0.2
Other 558 0.5 0.4 479 0.7 0.5 36 0.1 0.1 30 0.2 0.1
Low Birthweight 10,509 8.8 9.0 4,840 7.3 7.5 3,868 13.4 13.9 1,194 6.8 6.6
Unmarried Mother 49,250 41.4 41.5 17,687 26.7 26.5 20,762 71.9 72.5 9,042 51.7 52.2
Mother Smoked 12,242 10.3 n/a 8,599 13.0 n/a 2,842 9.8 n/a 299 1.7 n/a
C-Section 36,110 30.3 30.9 20,596 31.1 31.8 9,308 32.2 32.8 4,251 24.3 25.0
Occurrence
Total 120,341 100.0 100.0 67,165 100.0 100.0 29,141 100.0 100.0 17,560 100.0 100.0
To Residents 117,589 97.7 97.8 65,157 97.0 97.1 28,627 98.2 98.4 17,443 99.3 99.4
Fetal and Infant Mortality
Perinatal Deaths 1,379 11.5 11.6 580 8.7 8.5 602 20.6 21.3 129 7.3 8.2
Fetal Deaths 781 6.5 6.6 320 4.8 5.0 338 11.6 11.8 83 4.7 4.7
Neonatal (Under 28 Days) 598 5.0 5.0 260 3.9 3.6 264 9.1 9.6 46 2.6 3.5
Postneonatal (28 Days - 1 Year) 234 2.0 2.3 106 1.6 1.9 96 3.4 4.0 18 1.0 1.3
Infant Deaths (Under 1 Year) 832 7.0 7.3 366 5.5 5.4 360 12.5 13.6 64 3.7 4.8
Deaths (Excluding Fetals)
Total 83,317 8.5 8.3 64,342 10.0 9.7 16,803 7.8 7.6 815 0.9 1.0
Males 41,572 8.7 8.5 31,918 10.2 9.9 8,455 8.3 8.2 468 1.0 1.2
Females 41,743 8.3 8.1 32,423 9.9 9.6 8,348 7.3 7.2 346 0.8 0.8
Age
00-04 Years 969 1.6 1.6 440 1.3 1.3 404 2.7 2.9 75 0.7 1.0
05-14 Years 182 0.1 0.1 101 0.1 0.1 59 0.2 0.2 17 0.1 0.1
15-24 Years 904 0.7 0.7 500 0.6 0.7 314 0.9 0.8 55 0.4 0.5
25-34 Years 1,429 1.1 1.1 866 1.1 1.1 452 1.6 1.5 62 0.4 0.6
35-44 Years 2,414 1.8 1.8 1,581 1.9 1.9 677 2.4 2.4 84 0.6 0.7
45-54 Years 6,116 4.5 4.5 4,153 4.4 4.4 1,722 5.8 5.9 112 1.4 1.5
55-64 Years 11,491 9.4 9.3 8,061 9.0 8.8 3,063 12.1 12.5 115 3.2 3.2
65 and Over 59,812 42.5 44.0 48,640 43.0 44.5 10,112 45.2 46.9 295 12.5 13.5
Place of Death
Hospital 30,014 36.0 39.5 21,253 33.0 36.3 7,764 46.2 50.4 373 45.8 51.4
Other Institution 30,867 37.0 34.2 25,202 39.2 36.4 5,066 30.1 27.1 255 31.3 25.6
Home or Non-Institution 22,436 26.9 26.3 17,887 27.8 27.3 3,973 23.6 22.5 187 22.9 23.0
Occurrence
Total 84,241 100.0 100.0 65,067 100.0 100.0 16,988 100.0 100.0 825 100.0 100.0
To Residents 81,480 96.7 96.8 62,892 96.7 96.7 16,499 97.1 97.2 771 93.5 93.7

*See definitions and formulas section


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