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NORTH CAROLINA 1998 Final Infant Death Rates

***RATES BASED ON LESS THAN 10 DEATHS ARE UNSTABLE
AND SHOULD BE INTERPRETED WITH CAUTION***

INFANT DEATHS LIVE BIRTHS INFANT DEATH RATE
COUNTY WHITE OTHER
RACES
TOTAL WHITE OTHER
RACES
TOTAL WHITE OTHER
RACES
TOTAL
ALAMANCE 10 8 18 1,284 372 1,656 7.8 21.5 10.9
ALEXANDER 5 0 5 394 29 423 12.7 0.0 11.8
ALLEGHANY 1 0 1 109 1 110 9.2 0.0 9.1
ANSON 1 6 7 148 191 339 6.8 31.4 20.6
ASHE 3 0 3 235 2 237 12.8 0.0 12.7
AVERY 2 0 2 171 1 172 11.7 0.0 11.6
BEAUFORT 4 7 11 352 235 587 11.4 29.8 18.7
BERTIE 0 3 3 53 187 240 0.0 16.0 12.5
BLADEN 2 2 4 271 197 468 7.4 10.2 8.5
BRUNSWICK 2 2 4 632 132 764 3.2 15.2 5.2
BUNCOMBE 11 4 15 2,218 274 2,492 5.0 14.6 6.0
BURKE 7 2 9 983 169 1,152 7.1 11.8 7.8
CABARRUS 10 2 12 1,512 277 1,789 6.6 7.2 6.7
CALDWELL 4 1 5 994 94 1,088 4.0 10.6 4.6
CAMDEN 0 3 3 30 10 40 0.0 300.0 75.0
CARTERET 1 3 4 546 79 625 1.8 38.0 6.4
CASWELL 4 4 8 157 96 253 25.5 41.7 31.6
CATAWBA 10 3 13 1,590 284 1,874 6.3 10.6 6.9
CHATHAM 5 2 7 564 100 664 8.9 20.0 10.5
CHEROKEE 5 0 5 255 6 261 19.6 0.0 19.2
CHOWAN 5 1 6 134 102 236 37.3 9.8 25.4
CLAY 3 0 3 66 0 66 45.5 --- 45.5
CLEVELAND 4 5 9 977 363 1,340 4.1 13.8 6.7
COLUMBUS 1 9 10 487 334 821 2.1 26.9 12.2
CRAVEN 3 11 14 1,144 452 1,596 2.6 24.3 8.8
CUMBERLAND 20 46 66 3,340 2,279 5,619 6.0 20.2 11.7
CURRITUCK 4 0 4 162 25 187 24.7 0.0 21.4
DARE 2 0 2 297 15 312 6.7 0.0 6.4
DAVIDSON 13 5 18 1,630 213 1,843 8.0 23.5 9.8
DAVIE 1 0 1 380 25 405 2.6 0.0 2.5
DUPLIN 1 5 6 563 187 750 1.8 26.7 8.0
DURHAM 12 27 39 1,691 1,597 3,288 7.1 16.9 11.9
EDGECOMBE 0 10 10 296 527 823 0.0 19.0 12.2
FORSYTH 23 17 40 3,074 1,262 4,336 7.5 13.5 9.2
FRANKLIN 3 2 5 393 188 581 7.6 10.6 8.6
GASTON 16 8 24 2,027 505 2,532 7.9 15.8 9.5
GATES 0 2 2 63 48 111 0.0 41.7 18.0
GRAHAM 0 0 0 76 13 89 0.0 0.0 0.0
GRANVILLE 2 1 3 387 207 594 5.2 4.8 5.1
GREENE 0 4 4 150 148 298 0.0 27.0 13.4
GUILFORD 23 24 47 3,450 2,157 5,607 6.7 11.1 8.4
HALIFAX 0 12 12 257 481 738 0.0 24.9 16.3
HARNETT 7 5 12 1,018 370 1,388 6.9 13.5 8.6
HAYWOOD 6 0 6 512 12 524 11.7 0.0 11.5
HENDERSON 9 1 10 934 66 1,000 9.6 15.2 10.0
HERTFORD 1 4 5 73 217 290 13.7 18.4 17.2
HOKE 1 5 6 359 286 645 2.8 17.5 9.3
HYDE 0 0 0 42 22 64 0.0 0.0 0.0
IREDELL 11 4 15 1,374 269 1,643 8.0 14.9 9.1
JACKSON 0 2 2 270 63 333 0.0 31.7 6.0
JOHNSTON 11 5 16 1,538 329 1,867 7.2 15.2 8.6
JONES 0 1 1 70 42 112 0.0 23.8 8.9
LEE 4 3 7 622 219 841 6.4 13.7 8.3
LENOIR 4 5 9 431 433 864 9.3 11.5 10.4
LINCOLN 6 0 6 739 59 798 8.1 0.0 7.5
McDOWELL 2 0 2 487 21 508 4.1 0.0 3.9
MACON 1 0 1 288 10 298 3.5 0.0 3.4
MADISON 1 0 1 234 3 237 4.3 0.0 4.2
MARTIN 2 5 7 167 203 370 12.0 24.6 18.9
MECKLENBURG 27 48 75 6,705 3,792 10,497 4.0 12.7 7.1
MITCHELL 1 0 1 155 1 156 6.5 0.0 6.4
MONTGOMERY 3 0 3 327 111 438 9.2 0.0 6.8
MOORE 3 10 13 734 225 959 4.1 44.4 13.6
NASH 6 14 20 709 460 1,169 8.5 30.4 17.1
NEW HANOVER 9 3 12 1,398 501 1,899 6.4 6.0 6.3
NORTHAMPTON 1 4 5 73 190 263 13.7 21.1 19.0
ONSLOW 17 4 21 2,471 706 3,177 6.9 5.7 6.6
ORANGE 11 7 18 890 269 1,159 12.4 26.0 15.5
PAMLICO 0 0 0 75 50 125 0.0 0.0 0.0
PASQUOTANK 5 7 12 236 228 464 21.2 30.7 25.9
PENDER 2 0 2 326 112 438 6.1 0.0 4.6
PERQUIMANS 1 1 2 70 41 111 14.3 24.4 18.0
PERSON 2 3 5 283 151 434 7.1 19.9 11.5
PITT 2 19 21 1,057 844 1,901 1.9 22.5 11.0
POLK 4 0 4 164 12 176 24.4 0.0 22.7
RANDOLPH 9 3 12 1,631 123 1,754 5.5 24.4 6.8
RICHMOND 5 3 8 407 295 702 12.3 10.2 11.4
ROBESON 5 18 23 605 1,510 2,115 8.3 11.9 10.9
ROCKINGHAM 7 3 10 927 269 1,196 7.6 11.2 8.4
ROWAN 9 3 12 1,344 349 1,693 6.7 8.6 7.1
RUTHERFORD 2 1 3 697 102 799 2.9 9.8 3.8
SAMPSON 2 5 7 583 280 863 3.4 17.9 8.1
SCOTLAND 1 5 6 253 322 575 4.0 15.5 10.4
STANLY 4 5 9 597 125 722 6.7 40.0 12.5
STOKES 2 0 2 509 32 541 3.9 0.0 3.7
SURRY 6 0 6 900 52 952 6.7 0.0 6.3
SWAIN 0 0 0 98 73 171 0.0 0.0 0.0
TRANSYLVANIA 2 1 3 257 26 283 7.8 38.5 10.6
TYRRELL 0 2 2 28 15 43 0.0 133.3 46.5
UNION 11 5 16 1,569 311 1,880 7.0 16.1 8.5
VANCE 2 6 8 317 352 669 6.3 17.0 12.0
WAKE 41 41 82 6,517 2,514 9,031 6.3 16.3 9.1
WARREN 0 2 2 68 149 217 0.0 13.4 9.2
WASHINGTON 0 2 2 55 104 159 0.0 19.2 12.6
WATAUGA 4 0 4 329 6 335 12.2 0.0 11.9
WAYNE 5 13 18 1,111 603 1,714 4.5 21.6 10.5
WILKES 6 0 6 775 46 821 7.7 0.0 7.3
WILSON 4 7 11 618 541 1,159 6.5 12.9 9.5
YADKIN 0 1 1 499 15 514 0.0 66.7 1.9
YANCEY 0 0 0 169 0 169 0.0 --- 0.0
NORTH CAROLINA 510 527 1,037 79,236 32,395 111,631 6.4 16.3 9.3

Source: State Center for Health Statistics
NC Department of Health and Human Services