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Google has North Carolina’s number(s)

Ore samples of North Caroliniana inexpertly mined from the Google Public Data Explorer:

Population density is increasing more rapidly in North Carolina than nationwide.

— In the first half of the 20th century, men outnumbered women in the U.S.  — but not in  North Carolina, where the sex ratio was virtually equal. Explanation, anyone?

— Note the small sample size (1999-2005), but North Carolina’s age-adjusted cancer rates don’t seem headed in the right direction.