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Table 3

Infant Deaths and Rates by Race
North Carolina, 1973 - 2003
Total White Other Races
Year Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
1973 1,864 21.7 1,067 18.1 797 29.8
1974 1,636 19.4 950 16.4 686 26.0
1975 1,498 18.5 810 14.7 688 26.6
1976 1,434 17.8 823 14.9 611 24.0
1977 1,335 15.8 703 12.2 632 23.3
1978 1,367 16.6 725 13.1 642 23.9
1979 1,270 15.2 633 11.2 637 23.3
1980 1,219 14.4 692 12.1 527 19.4
1981 1,103 13.2 608 10.7 495 18.3
1982 1,176 13.7 631 10.9 545 19.6
1983 1,109 13.2 604 10.5 505 19.1
1984 1,077 12.5 594 10.0 483 18.2
1985 1,070 12.0 586 9.5 484 17.5
1986 1,049 11.6 575 9.3 474 16.6
1987 1,134 12.1 614 9.6 520 17.6
1988 1,227 12.6 635 9.6 592 18.7
1989 1,170 11.5 596 8.7 572 17.0
1990 1,112 10.6 581 8.2 531 15.9
1991 1,112 10.9 554 8.0 558 16.9
1992 1,031 9.9 510 7.2 521 15.7
1993 1,079 10.6 548 7.9 531 16.4
1994 1,017 10.0 530 7.5 487 15.6
1995 935 9.2 483 6.8 452 15.0
1996 962 9.2 522 7.1 440 14.3
1997 982 9.2 522 6.9 460 14.8
1998 1,037 9.3 510 6.4 527 16.3
1999 1,034 9.1 552 6.8 482 14.8
2000 1,034 8.6 545 6.3 489 14.4
2001 1,005 8.5 518 6.1 487 14.8
2002 957 8.2 501 5.9 456 14.2
2003 967 8.2 513 5.9 450 14.0

Note: Rates per 1,000 live births.


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