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Table 4

POSTNEONATAL DEATH RATES AND ANNUAL PERCENT CHANGES BY RACE
NORTH CAROLINA, 1994-1998

TOTAL WHITE OTHER RACES
Year Rate % Change Rate % Change Rate % Change
1994 2.8 -17.6 2.3 -17.9 3.9 -17.0
1995 2.8 0.0 2.1 -8.7 4.3 +10.3
1996 3.1 +10.7 2.4 +14.3 4.9 +14.0
1997 2.7 -12.9 2.1 -12.5 4.1 -16.3
1998 2.8 +3.7 2.1 0.0 4.6 +12.2

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