NORTH CAROLINA PRECONCEPTION HEALTH INDICATORS: INTERPREGNANCY INTERVAL/BIRTH SPACING (D4)
2006 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 84,113 100.0 34,188 40.6 49,925 59.4
AGE 3,351 4.0 2,369 70.7 982 29.3
< 20 years
20-24 years 20,800 24.7 10,578 50.9 10,222 49.1
25-34 years 46,443 55.2 16,700 36.0 29,743 64.0
35+ years 13,519 16.1 4,541 33.6 8,978 66.4
RACE 2,501 3.0 965 38.6 1,536 61.4
Other
White 60,188 71.6 24,054 40.0 36,134 60.0
Black 20,280 24.1 8,666 42.7 11,614 57.3
American Indian 1,144 1.4 503 44.0 641 56.0
ETHNICITY 14,968 17.8 5,148 34.4 9,820 65.6
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic/Unknown 69,145 82.2 29,040 42.0 40,105 58.0
EDUCATION 19,621 23.3 7,971 40.6 11,650 59.4
< High School
High School 24,166 28.7 9,887 40.9 14,279 59.1
> High School 40,095 47.7 16,235 40.5 23,860 59.5
Unknown 231 0.3 95 41.1 136 58.9
MARITAL STATUS 53,606 63.7 21,278 39.7 32,328 60.3
Married
Unmarried 30,493 36.3 12,900 42.3 17,593 57.7
Missing/Unknown 14 0.0 10 71.4 4 28.6
INFANT'S BIRTHWEIGHT 7,667 9.1 3,887 50.7 3,780 49.3
Under 2500 grams
2500+ grams 76,431 90.9 30,292 39.6 46,139 60.4
Unknown 15 0.0 9 60.0 6 40.0

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/)