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Selected Vital Statistics for 2016 and 2012-2016

North Carolina

Item Total White, Non-Hispanic Black, Non-Hispanic Hispanic
Number 2016 Rate* 2016 Rate* 12-16 Number 2016 Rate* 2016 Rate* 12-16 Number 2016 Rate* 2016 Rate* 12-16 Number 2016 Rate* 2016 Rate* 12-16
Population
Total 10,035,186 100.0 100.0 6,496,100 100.0 100.0 2,217,871 100.0 100.0 905,785 100.0 100.0
Males 4,879,213 48.6 48.6 3,169,992 48.8 48.8 1,037,508 46.8 46.8 472,034 52.1 52.5
Females 5,155,973 51.4 51.4 3,326,108 51.2 51.2 1,180,363 53.2 53.2 433,751 47.9 47.5
Natural Increase 30,267 3.0 3.5 -2,041 -0.3 0.1 9,822 4.4 5.2 16,996 18.8 19.5
Live Births
Total 120,765 12.0 12.2 66,825 10.3 10.4 28,406 12.8 13.2 18,355 20.3 20.8
Males 62,024 6.2 6.2 34,527 5.3 5.4 14,430 6.5 6.7 9,324 10.3 10.5
Females 58,739 5.9 6.0 32,298 5.0 5.1 13,974 6.3 6.5 9,031 10.0 10.3
Attendant
Physician (MD & DO) 105,041 87.0 86.6 57,465 86.0 85.6 25,251 88.9 88.8 16,122 87.8 87.3
Certified Nurse Midwife 14,840 12.3 12.6 8,790 13.2 13.5 3,000 10.6 10.6 2,104 11.5 11.9
Other Attendant 884 0.7 0.8 570 0.9 0.9 155 0.5 0.6 129 0.7 0.8
Place of Delivery
In Hospital 119,262 98.8 98.9 65,618 98.2 98.4 28,258 99.5 99.6 18,250 99.4 99.6
Home Birth 610 0.5 0.5 455 0.7 0.7 82 0.3 0.3 53 0.3 0.2
Other 893 0.7 0.5 752 1.1 0.8 66 0.2 0.2 52 0.3 0.2
Low Birthweight 11,156 9.2 9.0 5,080 7.6 7.5 4,013 14.1 13.9 1,352 7.4 6.9
Unmarried Mother 48,789 40.4 40.9 17,549 26.3 26.5 20,177 71.0 71.7 9,268 50.5 50.9
Mother Smoked 10,776 8.9 9.8 7,643 11.4 12.4 2,425 8.5 9.4 277 1.5 1.7
C-Section 35,538 29.4 29.8 19,737 29.5 30.3 9,175 32.3 32.2 4,444 24.2 24.1
Occurrence
Total 122,787 100.0 100.0 68,261 100.0 100.0 28,801 100.0 100.0 18,457 100.0 100.0
To Residents 119,374 97.2 97.5 65,844 96.5 96.8 28,169 97.8 98.1 18,274 99.0 99.2
Fetal and Infant Mortality
Perinatal Deaths 1,409 11.6 11.8 560 8.3 8.7 603 21.0 21.0 173 9.4 9.0
Fetal Deaths 818 6.7 6.9 357 5.3 5.2 335 11.7 12.0 88 4.8 5.4
Neonatal (Under 28 Days) 591 4.9 4.9 203 3.0 3.5 268 9.4 9.1 85 4.6 3.7
Postneonatal (28 Days - 1 Year) 282 2.3 2.3 132 2.0 1.8 112 4.0 4.0 26 1.4 1.4
Infant Deaths (Under 1 Year) 873 7.2 7.2 335 5.0 5.4 380 13.4 13.0 111 6.0 5.1
Deaths (Excluding Fetals)
Total 90,498 9.0 8.7 68,866 10.6 10.3 18,584 8.4 8.0 1,359 1.5 1.2
Males 45,607 9.3 9.0 34,495 10.9 10.5 9,433 9.1 8.7 793 1.7 1.4
Females 44,887 8.7 8.5 34,371 10.3 10.1 9,149 7.8 7.5 566 1.3 1.1
Age
00-04 Years 999 1.7 1.6 390 1.2 1.3 428 2.9 2.8 128 1.2 1.0
05-14 Years 194 0.1 0.1 101 0.1 0.1 59 0.2 0.2 29 0.1 0.1
15-24 Years 1,107 0.8 0.7 612 0.8 0.7 357 1.0 0.9 82 0.5 0.5
25-34 Years 1,869 1.4 1.2 1,163 1.5 1.2 532 1.8 1.6 112 0.8 0.6
35-44 Years 2,673 2.1 1.9 1,708 2.1 1.9 744 2.6 2.5 142 1.0 0.8
45-54 Years 6,102 4.4 4.4 4,095 4.4 4.3 1,679 5.7 5.7 174 2.0 1.7
55-64 Years 12,710 10.0 9.7 8,686 9.4 9.1 3,550 13.3 13.0 178 4.1 4.0
65 and Over 64,844 42.8 44.0 52,111 43.2 44.5 11,235 45.2 46.7 514 18.1 17.5
Place of Death
Hospital 25,197 27.8 31.8 17,690 25.7 29.3 6,480 34.9 40.2 493 36.3 39.5
Other Institution 39,248 43.4 40.7 30,772 44.7 42.3 7,275 39.1 35.3 517 38.0 35.1
Home or Non-Institution 26,053 28.8 27.6 20,404 29.6 28.4 4,829 26.0 24.5 349 25.7 25.4
Occurrence
Total 91,354 100.0 100.0 69,566 100.0 100.0 18,734 100.0 100.0 1,364 100.0 100.0
To Residents 88,346 96.7 96.7 67,204 96.6 96.7 18,191 97.1 97.2 1,307 95.8 94.1

*See definitions and formulas section


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