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NORTH CAROLINA 1999 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
NORTH CAROLINA 552 482 1,034 81,152 32,603 113,755 6.8 14.8 9.1
ALAMANCE 10 9 19 1,390 381 1,771 7.2 23.6 10.7
ALEXANDER 1 1 2 417 31 448 2.4 32.3 4.5
ALLEGHANY 0 0 0 97 2 99 0.0 0.0 0.0
ANSON 2 7 9 134 207 341 14.9 33.8 26.4
ASHE 3 0 3 288 2 290 10.4 0.0 10.3
AVERY 1 0 1 159 3 162 6.3 0.0 6.2
BEAUFORT 5 5 10 405 234 639 12.3 21.4 15.6
BERTIE 0 3 3 60 192 252 0.0 15.6 11.9
BLADEN 2 4 6 261 199 460 7.7 20.1 13.0
BRUNSWICK 5 2 7 659 155 814 7.6 12.9 8.6
BUNCOMBE 26 7 33 2,240 232 2,472 11.6 30.2 13.3
BURKE 9 2 11 948 166 1,114 9.5 12.0 9.9
CABARRUS 13 3 16 1,590 294 1,884 8.2 10.2 8.5
CALDWELL 9 2 11 967 73 1,040 9.3 27.4 10.6
CAMDEN 0 0 0 64 13 77 0.0 0.0 0.0
CARTERET 2 3 5 543 73 616 3.7 41.1 8.1
CASWELL 4 1 5 181 95 276 22.1 10.5 18.1
CATAWBA 13 6 19 1,666 294 1,960 7.8 20.4 9.7
CHATHAM 3 0 3 564 104 668 5.3 0.0 4.5
CHEROKEE 0 0 0 244 13 257 0.0 0.0 0.0
CHOWAN 2 0 2 87 90 177 23.0 0.0 11.3
CLAY 1 0 1 65 0 65 15.4 --- 15.4
CLEVELAND 15 7 22 936 298 1,234 16.0 23.5 17.8
COLUMBUS 9 4 13 483 355 838 18.6 11.3 15.5
CRAVEN 9 8 17 1,120 492 1,612 8.0 16.3 10.5
CUMBERLAND 22 44 66 3,273 2,171 5,444 6.7 20.3 12.1
CURRITUCK 1 1 2 186 19 205 5.4 52.6 9.8
DARE 2 0 2 304 14 318 6.6 0.0 6.3
DAVIDSON 10 3 13 1,645 240 1,885 6.1 12.5 6.9
DAVIE 2 0 2 391 29 420 5.1 0.0 4.8
DUPLIN 1 3 4 555 203 758 1.8 14.8 5.3
DURHAM 6 28 34 1,808 1,703 3,511 3.3 16.4 9.7
EDGECOMBE 1 7 8 287 527 814 3.5 13.3 9.8
FORSYTH 22 30 52 3,151 1,318 4,469 7.0 22.8 11.6
FRANKLIN 1 1 2 419 183 602 2.4 5.5 3.3
GASTON 20 8 28 2,163 528 2,691 9.2 15.2 10.4
GATES 0 0 0 46 50 96 0.0 0.0 0.0
GRAHAM 1 0 1 103 8 111 9.7 0.0 9.0
GRANVILLE 0 3 3 395 188 583 0.0 16.0 5.1
GREENE 0 3 3 134 103 237 0.0 29.1 12.7
GUILFORD 17 37 54 3,434 2,290 5,724 5.0 16.2 9.4
HALIFAX 0 6 6 262 473 735 0.0 12.7 8.2
HARNETT 10 3 13 1,042 372 1,414 9.6 8.1 9.2
HAYWOOD 2 0 2 543 10 553 3.7 0.0 3.6
HENDERSON 5 0 5 997 45 1,042 5.0 0.0 4.8
HERTFORD 3 6 9 97 207 304 30.9 29.0 29.6
HOKE 2 2 4 353 309 662 5.7 6.5 6.0
HYDE 0 0 0 29 16 45 0.0 0.0 0.0
IREDELL 9 2 11 1,359 315 1,674 6.6 6.3 6.6
JACKSON 4 0 4 298 55 353 13.4 0.0 11.3
JOHNSTON 8 4 12 1,584 348 1,932 5.1 11.5 6.2
JONES 0 0 0 70 52 122 0.0 0.0 0.0
LEE 7 3 10 639 195 834 11.0 15.4 12.0
LENOIR 3 11 14 422 409 831 7.1 26.9 16.8
LINCOLN 6 1 7 800 71 871 7.5 14.1 8.0
McDOWELL 6 0 6 517 29 546 11.6 0.0 11.0
MACON 0 0 0 290 6 296 0.0 0.0 0.0
MADISON 1 0 1 220 1 221 4.5 0.0 4.5
MARTIN 0 2 2 158 191 349 0.0 10.5 5.7
MECKLENBURG 31 36 67 7,032 3,878 10,910 4.4 9.3 6.1
MITCHELL 2 0 2 178 0 178 11.2 --- 11.2
MONTGOMERY 3 1 4 281 108 389 10.7 9.3 10.3
MOORE 7 4 11 719 207 926 9.7 19.3 11.9
NASH 4 7 11 758 477 1,235 5.3 14.7 8.9
NEW HANOVER 11 2 13 1,467 528 1,995 7.5 3.8 6.5
NORTHAMPTON 1 2 3 99 177 276 10.1 11.3 10.9
ONSLOW 18 5 23 2,480 697 3,177 7.3 7.2 7.2
ORANGE 5 1 6 885 237 1,122 5.6 4.2 5.3
PAMLICO 0 1 1 79 19 98 0.0 52.6 10.2
PASQUOTANK 1 2 3 217 216 433 4.6 9.3 6.9
PENDER 3 1 4 345 105 450 8.7 9.5 8.9
PERQUIMANS 0 0 0 79 38 117 0.0 0.0 0.0
PERSON 1 2 3 320 147 467 3.1 13.6 6.4
PITT 5 15 20 1,028 845 1,873 4.9 17.8 10.7
POLK 1 0 1 170 14 184 5.9 0.0 5.4
RANDOLPH 14 3 17 1,725 125 1,850 8.1 24.0 9.2
RICHMOND 2 5 7 379 279 658 5.3 17.9 10.6
ROBESON 3 30 33 635 1,479 2,114 4.7 20.3 15.6
ROCKINGHAM 11 1 12 943 243 1,186 11.7 4.1 10.1
ROWAN 7 4 11 1,363 349 1,712 5.1 11.5 6.4
RUTHERFORD 9 3 12 697 119 816 12.9 25.2 14.7
SAMPSON 5 3 8 628 281 909 8.0 10.7 8.8
SCOTLAND 5 6 11 234 279 513 21.4 21.5 21.4
STANLY 2 2 4 593 138 731 3.4 14.5 5.5
STOKES 3 0 3 505 15 520 5.9 0.0 5.8
SURRY 6 2 8 890 39 929 6.7 51.3 8.6
SWAIN 0 0 0 98 74 172 0.0 0.0 0.0
TRANSYLVANIA 2 0 2 260 19 279 7.7 0.0 7.2
TYRRELL 0 1 1 31 16 47 0.0 62.5 21.3
UNION 15 3 18 1,724 318 2,042 8.7 9.4 8.8
VANCE 2 1 3 291 396 687 6.9 2.5 4.4
WAKE 27 34 61 6,893 2,555 9,448 3.9 13.3 6.5
WARREN 0 2 2 44 171 215 0.0 11.7 9.3
WASHINGTON 1 2 3 60 103 163 16.7 19.4 18.4
WATAUGA 1 0 1 327 5 332 3.1 0.0 3.0
WAYNE 9 11 20 1,111 637 1,748 8.1 17.3 11.4
WILKES 9 2 11 821 36 857 11.0 55.6 12.8
WILSON 7 6 13 554 532 1,086 12.6 11.3 12.0
YADKIN 0 0 0 480 21 501 0.0 0.0 0.0
YANCEY 3 0 3 187 5 192 16.0 0.0 15.6

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