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Table 2

North Carolina Infant Death Rates
by PCR Region and County of Residence

North Carolina, 2002, 2003 and 1999-2003

Rates Based on Less Than 10 Deaths are Unstable and Should be Interpreted With Caution

County 2002 Infant 2003 Infant 1999-2003 Infant
Deaths Rate Deaths Rate Deaths Rate
NORTH CAROLINA 957 8.2 967 8.2 4997 8.5
PCR I 48 6.2 65 8.3 315 8.1
PCR II 233 8.6 204 7.5 1157 8.4
PCR III 165 7.3 176 7.6 895 8.1
PCR IV 172 7.0 177 7.1 880 7.4
PCR V 167 9.6 163 9.5 838 9.5
PCR VI 172 9.5 182 10.1 912 9.9
ALAMANCE 19 10.5 16 8.7 100 10.8
ALEXANDER 2 5.0 3 7.3 10 4.7
ALLEGHANY 1 10.0 0 0.0 3 5.9
ANSON 2 6.2 6 16.6 27 15.9
ASHE 3 13.7 3 11.0 16 12.2
AVERY 1 6.2 0 0.0 2 2.3
BEAUFORT 10 15.8 5 8.9 37 11.9
BERTIE 3 11.8 3 12.6 16 12.5
BLADEN 5 11.5 2 4.5 21 9.1
BRUNSWICK 4 4.9 5 5.7 26 6.1
BUNCOMBE 18 7.0 19 7.6 115 9.1
BURKE 7 6.7 8 8.3 43 8.0
CABARRUS 16 7.3 24 10.7 89 8.4
CALDWELL 9 9.5 9 10.0 44 9.0
CAMDEN 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 2.5
CARTERET 3 5.2 5 8.5 27 9.0
CASWELL 1 3.7 1 4.1 15 11.6
CATAWBA 12 5.8 16 7.9 82 8.0
CHATHAM 5 7.2 4 5.8 19 5.6
CHEROKEE 1 3.7 7 26.7 12 9.1
CHOWAN 0 0.0 1 6.9 4 4.5
CLAY 0 0.0 1 10.9 2 5.1
CLEVELAND 8 6.7 11 9.1 64 10.2
COLUMBUS 7 9.1 11 14.6 45 11.3
CRAVEN 7 4.6 8 5.2 56 7.1
CUMBERLAND 61 11.2 62 11.8 305 11.2
CURRITUCK 2 9.5 2 8.6 9 8.2
DARE 3 8.5 3 7.0 16 8.9
DAVIDSON 17 8.9 17 8.8 80 8.3
DAVIE 7 16.2 2 4.9 28 12.8
DUPLIN 10 12.5 4 5.5 35 9.0
DURHAM 35 9.0 18 4.7 139 7.4
EDGECOMBE 8 10.7 7 9.9 44 11.2
FORSYTH 41 9.1 34 7.3 218 9.5
FRANKLIN 2 3.0 5 7.8 24 7.4
GASTON 16 6.2 22 8.9 123 9.4
GATES 0 0.0 1 9.5 4 7.5
GRAHAM 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 3.9
GRANVILLE 3 5.4 5 7.9 20 6.7
GREENE 5 21.0 4 16.7 15 12.4
GUILFORD 55 9.4 46 7.8 254 8.6
HALIFAX 4 5.3 11 14.9 33 8.7
HARNETT 12 8.4 15 10.6 58 8.1
HAYWOOD 3 5.2 6 10.1 16 5.7
HENDERSON 4 3.7 8 7.0 34 6.3
HERTFORD 2 7.2 7 23.7 27 18.9
HOKE 9 13.5 8 11.3 30 8.9
HYDE 0 0.0 1 17.9 4 14.3
IREDELL 18 10.0 17 9.3 81 9.0
JACKSON 1 2.8 4 11.1 15 8.3
JOHNSTON 16 7.6 20 9.1 77 7.4
JONES 1 10.8 1 12.2 2 4.1
LEE 4 4.9 5 5.8 28 6.7
LENOIR 6 7.3 12 16.8 53 13.1
LINCOLN 7 8.8 2 2.2 38 8.6
MCDOWELL 5 9.8 4 7.8 22 8.3
MACON 3 9.9 2 6.0 14 9.0
MADISON 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 4.6
MARTIN 3 9.9 3 9.7 13 8.1
MECKLENBURG 97 7.9 87 6.8 449 7.5
MITCHELL 0 0.0 1 6.3 8 9.6
MONTGOMERY 4 10.5 4 10.4 16 8.0
MOORE 6 6.4 6 6.9 36 8.0
NASH 11 9.2 8 7.0 58 9.5
NEW HANOVER 7 3.4 11 5.3 57 5.6
NORTHAMPTON 6 28.6 6 24.1 22 17.6
ONSLOW 26 8.3 33 10.4 135 8.5
ORANGE 8 5.9 10 7.7 37 5.8
PAMLICO 1 10.0 1 9.1 3 5.8
PASQUOTANK 5 10.8 5 9.8 18 7.7
PENDER 5 10.3 4 9.1 21 8.9
PERQUIMANS 1 8.5 3 22.9 9 14.9
PERSON 3 6.3 6 13.8 24 10.5
PITT 21 10.6 23 11.5 111 11.2
POLK 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 4.5
RANDOLPH 17 9.7 12 6.6 84 9.1
RICHMOND 6 10.3 8 12.9 28 8.6
ROBESON 28 13.8 12 6.1 121 11.7
ROCKINGHAM 11 9.6 10 9.1 47 8.1
ROWAN 13 7.7 12 7.2 62 7.3
RUTHERFORD 10 13.4 8 10.4 47 11.6
SAMPSON 8 9.0 11 12.1 43 9.4
SCOTLAND 5 10.1 4 8.2 31 12.5
STANLY 5 6.6 12 17.1 35 9.5
STOKES 1 2.1 2 3.9 16 6.3
SURRY 4 4.3 8 8.8 34 7.3
SWAIN 0 0.0 3 18.1 5 5.8
TRANSYLVANIA 3 10.7 2 7.5 11 8.0
TYRRELL 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 4.5
UNION 14 6.1 12 5.0 70 6.2
VANCE 11 15.9 10 15.0 48 13.6
WAKE 60 5.5 72 6.3 333 6.3
WARREN 5 27.8 5 22.2 16 15.6
WASHINGTON 3 19.0 0 0.0 10 11.8
WATAUGA 2 5.9 1 2.8 11 6.4
WAYNE 16 9.6 17 10.0 90 10.4
WILKES 7 8.0 3 3.6 27 6.2
WILSON 15 13.9 8 8.0 59 11.0
YADKIN 5 10.8 1 2.3 15 6.2
YANCEY 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 3.2

Note: Rates per 1,000 live births.


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