NORTH CAROLINA PRECONCEPTION HEALTH INDICATORS: INTERPREGNANCY INTERVAL/BIRTH SPACING (D4)
2005 N.C. RESIDENT LIVE BIRTHS: WOMEN AGED 18-44
NUMBER WITH INTERVAL FROM LAST DELIVERY (LIVE BIRTH OR FETAL DEATH/ABORTION) TO CONCEPTION OF LESS
THAN 18 MONTHS AND PERCENT OF ALL BIRTHS EXCLUDING 1ST PREGNANCIES

  TOTAL INTERVAL
< 18 MONTH INTERVAL >=18 MONTH INTERVAL
BIRTHS BIRTHS BIRTHS
# % # % # %
TOTAL 81,039 100.0 32,560 40.2 48,479 59.8
AGE 3,126 3.9 2,161 69.1 965 30.9
< 20 years
20-24 years 20,130 24.8 9,943 49.4 10,187 50.6
25-34 years 45,039 55.6 16,287 36.2 28,752 63.8
35+ years 12,744 15.7 4,169 32.7 8,575 67.3
RACE 2,221 2.7 849 38.2 1,372 61.8
Other
White 58,564 72.3 23,244 39.7 35,320 60.3
Black 19,161 23.6 8,008 41.8 11,153 58.2
American Indian 1,093 1.3 459 42.0 634 58.0
ETHNICITY 13,647 16.8 4,588 33.6 9,059 66.4
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic/Unknown 67,392 83.2 27,972 41.5 39,420 58.5
EDUCATION 18,555 22.9 7,403 39.9 11,152 60.1
< High School
High School 23,595 29.1 9,382 39.8 14,213 60.2
> High School 38,672 47.7 15,679 40.5 22,993 59.5
Unknown 217 0.3 96 44.2 121 55.8
MARITAL STATUS 53,055 65.5 20,913 39.4 32,142 60.6
Married
Unmarried 27,966 34.5 11,634 41.6 16,332 58.4
Missing/Unknown 18 0.0 13 72.2 5 27.8
INFANT'S BIRTHWEIGHT 7,389 9.1 3,788 51.3 3,601 48.7
Under 2500 grams
2500+ grams 73,632 90.9 28,762 39.1 44,870 60.9
Unknown 18 0.0 10 55.6 8 44.4

Note: Numerator and Denominator Only Include Women who have had a Previous Delivery
PREPARED BY NC-DHHS STATE CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS (https://schs.dph.ncdhhs.gov/)