NORTH CAROLINA PRECONCEPTION HEALTH INDICATORS: INTERPREGNANCY INTERVAL/BIRTH SPACING (D4)
2009 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 83,016 100.0 34,956 42.1 48,060 57.9
AGE 3,236 3.9 2,309 71.4 927 28.6
< 20 years
20-24 years 20,120 24.2 10,821 53.8 9,299 46.2
25-34 years 46,033 55.5 17,346 37.7 28,687 62.3
35+ years 13,627 16.4 4,480 32.9 9,147 67.1
RACE 2,810 3.4 1,082 38.5 1,728 61.5
Other
White 58,726 70.7 24,222 41.2 34,504 58.8
Black 20,331 24.5 9,159 45.0 11,172 55.0
American Indian 1,149 1.4 493 42.9 656 57.1
ETHNICITY 14,847 17.9 5,203 35.0 9,644 65.0
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic/Unknown 68,169 82.1 29,753 43.6 38,416 56.4
EDUCATION 18,155 21.9 7,494 41.3 10,661 58.7
< High School
High School 23,961 28.9 10,310 43.0 13,651 57.0
> High School 40,563 48.9 16,983 41.9 23,580 58.1
Unknown 337 0.4 169 50.1 168 49.9
MARITAL STATUS 50,891 61.3 20,723 40.7 30,168 59.3
Married
Unmarried 32,105 38.7 14,221 44.3 17,884 55.7
Missing/Unknown 20 0.0 12 60.0 8 40.0
INFANT'S BIRTHWEIGHT 7,579 9.1 4,082 53.9 3,497 46.1
Under 2500 grams
2500+ grams 75,421 90.9 30,866 40.9 44,555 59.1
Unknown 16 0.0 8 50.0 8 50.0

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/)