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Selected Vital Statistics for 2017 and 2013-2017

North Carolina

Item Total White, Non-Hispanic Black, Non-Hispanic Hispanic
Number 2017 Rate* 2017 Rate* 13-17 Number 2017 Rate* 2017 Rate* 13-17 Number 2017 Rate* 2017 Rate* 13-17 Number 2017 Rate* 2017 Rate* 13-17
Population
Total 10,273,419 100.0 100.0 6,581,107 100.0 100.0 2,270,022 100.0 100.0 972,288 100.0 100.0
Males 5,001,438 48.7 48.7 3,215,716 48.9 48.9 1,062,593 46.8 46.8 505,790 52.0 52.3
Females 5,271,981 51.3 51.3 3,365,391 51.1 51.1 1,207,429 53.2 53.2 466,498 48.0 47.7
Natural Increase 26,897 2.6 3.2 -5,600 -0.9 -0.2 9,871 4.3 4.9 17,009 17.5 18.4
Live Births
Total 120,099 11.7 12.0 65,314 9.9 10.2 28,950 12.8 13.0 18,461 19.0 19.7
Males 61,473 6.0 6.1 33,371 5.1 5.3 14,811 6.5 6.6 9,428 9.7 10.0
Females 58,626 5.7 5.8 31,943 4.9 5.0 14,139 6.2 6.4 9,033 9.3 9.7
Attendant
Physician (MD & DO) 103,363 86.1 86.5 55,465 84.9 85.4 25,514 88.1 88.6 16,122 87.3 87.4
Certified Nurse Midwife 15,783 13.1 12.7 9,223 14.1 13.6 3,264 11.3 10.9 2,224 12.0 11.9
Other Attendant 953 0.8 0.8 626 1.0 0.9 172 0.6 0.6 115 0.6 0.7
Place of Delivery
In Hospital 118,252 98.5 98.8 63,844 97.7 98.3 28,749 99.3 99.5 18,338 99.3 99.5
Home Birth 650 0.5 0.5 485 0.7 0.7 90 0.3 0.3 52 0.3 0.3
Other 1,197 1.0 0.7 985 1.5 1.0 111 0.4 0.2 71 0.4 0.2
Low Birthweight 11,311 9.4 9.1 5,020 7.7 7.5 4,188 14.5 14.1 1,402 7.6 7.1
Unmarried Mother 49,118 40.9 40.9 17,509 26.8 26.7 20,549 71.0 71.4 9,215 49.9 50.7
Mother Smoked 10,399 8.7 9.4 7,389 11.3 12.0 2,284 7.9 9.0 279 1.5 1.6
C-Section 35,256 29.4 29.6 19,295 29.5 30.0 9,243 31.9 32.1 4,492 24.3 24.0
Occurrence
Total 122,114 100.0 100.0 66,711 100.0 100.0 29,348 100.0 100.0 18,577 100.0 100.0
To Residents 118,754 97.2 97.4 64,395 96.5 96.7 28,685 97.7 98.0 18,372 98.9 99.1
Fetal and Infant Mortality
Perinatal Deaths 1,375 11.4 11.7 546 8.3 8.7 561 19.2 20.5 180 9.7 9.4
Fetal Deaths 798 6.6 6.8 338 5.1 5.2 306 10.5 11.7 110 5.9 5.6
Neonatal (Under 28 Days) 577 4.8 4.9 208 3.2 3.5 255 8.8 8.9 70 3.8 3.9
Postneonatal (28 Days - 1 Year) 275 2.3 2.3 118 1.8 1.8 106 3.7 3.8 36 2.0 1.5
Infant Deaths (Under 1 Year) 852 7.1 7.1 326 5.0 5.3 361 12.5 12.7 106 5.7 5.4
Deaths (Excluding Fetals)
Total 93,202 9.1 8.8 70,914 10.8 10.4 19,079 8.4 8.1 1,452 1.5 1.3
Males 47,068 9.4 9.1 35,630 11.1 10.6 9,649 9.1 8.7 864 1.7 1.5
Females 46,134 8.8 8.5 35,284 10.5 10.2 9,430 7.8 7.5 588 1.3 1.1
Age
00-04 Years 971 1.6 1.6 373 1.2 1.3 412 2.8 2.8 120 1.1 1.0
05-14 Years 195 0.2 0.1 84 0.1 0.1 71 0.2 0.2 27 0.1 0.1
15-24 Years 1,120 0.8 0.7 638 0.8 0.7 350 1.0 0.9 97 0.6 0.5
25-34 Years 2,077 1.5 1.3 1,324 1.6 1.3 567 1.7 1.6 109 0.8 0.6
35-44 Years 2,829 2.2 2.0 1,767 2.3 2.0 807 2.9 2.6 157 1.0 0.8
45-54 Years 5,962 4.3 4.4 3,969 4.3 4.3 1,642 5.5 5.6 176 1.7 1.7
55-64 Years 12,968 9.8 9.6 8,947 9.4 9.2 3,565 12.9 12.7 190 3.7 3.7
65 and Over 67,080 41.1 41.9 53,812 42.0 42.5 11,665 42.5 43.6 576 17.2 16.7
Place of Death
Hospital 25,371 27.2 29.7 17,804 25.1 27.4 6,488 34.0 37.3 495 34.1 37.1
Other Institution 40,682 43.6 42.2 32,027 45.2 43.7 7,430 38.9 37.4 540 37.2 36.7
Home or Non-Institution 27,149 29.1 28.1 21,083 29.7 28.9 5,161 27.1 25.3 417 28.7 26.2
Occurrence
Total 94,070 100.0 100.0 71,544 100.0 100.0 19,257 100.0 100.0 1,492 100.0 100.0
To Residents 90,832 96.6 96.7 69,062 96.5 96.6 18,666 96.9 97.1 1,403 94.0 94.0

*See definitions and formulas section


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