NORTH CAROLINA PRECONCEPTION HEALTH INDICATORS: INTERPREGNANCY INTERVAL/BIRTH SPACING (D4)
2010 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 79,326 100.0 32,982 41.6 46,344 58.4
AGE 2,669 3.4 1,960 73.4 709 26.6
< 20 years
20-24 years 19,061 24.0 10,165 53.3 8,896 46.7
25-34 years 44,235 55.8 16,388 37.0 27,847 63.0
35+ years 13,361 16.8 4,469 33.4 8,892 66.6
RACE 5,051 6.4 1,889 37.4 3,162 62.6
Other
White 53,848 67.9 22,010 40.9 31,838 59.1
Black 19,282 24.3 8,575 44.5 10,707 55.5
American Indian 1,145 1.4 508 44.4 637 55.6
ETHNICITY 13,964 17.6 4,616 33.1 9,348 66.9
Hispanic
Non-Hispanic/Unknown 65,362 82.4 28,366 43.4 36,996 56.6
EDUCATION 79,326 100.0 32,982 41.6 46,344 58.4
< High School
MARITAL STATUS 48,688 61.4 19,751 40.6 28,937 59.4
Married
Unmarried 30,612 38.6 13,217 43.2 17,395 56.8
Missing/Unknown 26 0.0 14 53.8 12 46.2
INFANT'S BIRTHWEIGHT 7,239 9.1 3,736 51.6 3,503 48.4
Under 2500 grams
2500+ grams 72,071 90.9 29,239 40.6 42,832 59.4
Unknown 16 0.0 7 43.8 9 56.3

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/)