NORTH CAROLINA PRECONCEPTION HEALTH INDICATORS: INTERPREGNANCY INTERVAL/BIRTH SPACING (D4)
2008 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 85,820 100.0 35,955 41.9 49,865 58.1
AGE 3,380 3.9 2,481 73.4 899 26.6
< 20 years
20-24 years 20,753 24.2 11,224 54.1 9,529 45.9
25-34 years 47,757 55.6 17,641 36.9 30,116 63.1
35+ years 13,930 16.2 4,609 33.1 9,321 66.9
RACE 2,757 3.2 1,065 38.6 1,692 61.4
Other
White 61,073 71.2 25,047 41.0 36,026 59.0
Black 20,849 24.3 9,357 44.9 11,492 55.1
American Indian 1,141 1.3 486 42.6 655 57.4
ETHNICITY 15,726 18.3 5,591 35.6 10,135 64.4
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic/Unknown 70,094 81.7 30,364 43.3 39,730 56.7
EDUCATION 19,451 22.7 8,211 42.2 11,240 57.8
< High School
High School 24,511 28.6 10,608 43.3 13,903 56.7
> High School 41,529 48.4 16,993 40.9 24,536 59.1
Unknown 329 0.4 143 43.5 186 56.5
MARITAL STATUS 53,160 61.9 21,450 40.3 31,710 59.7
Married
Unmarried 32,645 38.0 14,497 44.4 18,148 55.6
Missing/Unknown 15 0.0 8 53.3 7 46.7
INFANT'S BIRTHWEIGHT 7,814 9.1 4,157 53.2 3,657 46.8
Under 2500 grams
2500+ grams 77,989 90.9 31,788 40.8 46,201 59.2
Unknown 17 0.0 10 58.8 7 41.2

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/)