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North Carolina resident death certificate data for the period 1980-1989 were used to draw conclusions regarding the roles that age, race, and sex play in diabetes-related mortality; and regarding recent temporal trends.
A more comprehensive way to inventory birth defects is now available through the new North Carolina Birth Defects Registry, which provides data to health professionals and others studying causes of specific birth defects.
North Carolina's Division of Blind Services maintains one of the only population-based registers for the diabetes-related visually-impaired in the U.S. Sullivan discusses the register's usefulness and its flaws.
Lee Sullivan conducts a state-wide survey on instances of diabetes related mortality and morbidity. The number of hospitalizations is found to vary based on age, sex, and place of residence.
This study examines the prevalence of maternal diabetes in North Carolina, as estimated from vital records and hospital discharge reports, and describes some of the major demographic risk factors in the pregnant population.
North Carolina is experiencing major changes in its age structure as life expectancies have increased, birth rates decreased, and population migration occurred. Between 1980 and 2010, the number of North Carolina residents sixty-five and older is expected to dramatically increase. This report examined cause-specific mortality rates for three elderly age groups by race and sex.