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NORTH CAROLINA INFANT DEATH RATES
BY PCR REGION AND COUNTY OF RESIDENCE
NORTH CAROLINA, 1998, 1999, AND 1995-1999

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

1998 1999 1995-1999
INFANT DEATHS RATE INFANT DEATHS RATE INFANT DEATHS RATE
NORTH CAROLINA 1,037 9.3 1,034 9.1 4,950 9.2
PCR I 56 7.4 73 9.4 326 8.9
PCR II 212 7.9 242 8.9 1,168 9.1
PCR III 158 7.9 171 8.3 717 7.5
PCR IV 218 10.3 163 7.4 912 9.0
PCR V 176 9.9 200 11.4 874 10.2
PCR VI 217 11.7 185 10.0 953 10.5
1998 1999 1995-1999
COUNTY INFANT DEATHS RATE INFANT DEATHS RATE INFANT DEATHS RATE
ALAMANCE 18 10.9 19 10.7 76 9.3
ALEXANDER 5 11.8 2 4.5 17 8.3
ALLEGHANY 1 9.1 0 0.0 1 2.0
ANSON 7 20.6 9 26.4 27 16.4
ASHE 3 12.7 3 10.3 13 10.3
AVERY 2 11.6 1 6.2 6 7.2
BEAUFORT 11 18.7 10 15.6 42 14.4
BERTIE 3 12.5 3 11.9 15 11.3
BLADEN 4 8.5 6 13.0 22 10.1
BRUNSWICK 4 5.2 7 8.6 26 6.9
BUNCOMBE 15 6.0 33 13.3 104 8.8
BURKE 9 7.8 11 9.9 51 9.3
CABARRUS 12 6.7 16 8.5 51 6.1
CALDWELL 5 4.6 11 10.6 48 9.6
CAMDEN 3 0 0.0 5
CARTERET 4 6.4 5 8.1 24 7.8
CASWELL 8 31.6 5 18.1 21 17.1
CATAWBA 13 6.9 19 9.7 59 6.5
CHATHAM 7 10.5 3 4.5 32 10.5
CHEROKEE 5 19.2 0 0.0 10 7.8
CHOWAN 6 2 11.3 11
CLAY 3 45.5 1 15.4 4 11.9
CLEVELAND 9 6.7 22 17.8 65 10.2
COLUMBUS 10 12.2 13 15.5 47 12.1
CRAVEN 14 8.8 17 10.5 58 7.4
CUMBERLAND 66 11.7 66 12.1 301 10.8
CURRITUCK 4 21.4 2 9.8 14 15.5
DARE 2 6.4 2 6.3 8 5.2
DAVIDSON 18 9.8 13 6.9 69 7.6
DAVIE 1 2.5 2 4.8 11 5.8
DUPLIN 6 8.0 4 5.3 33 9.0
DURHAM 39 11.9 34 9.7 161 10.1
EDGECOMBE 10 12.2 8 9.8 38 9.1
FORSYTH 40 9.2 52 11.6 258 12.2
FRANKLIN 5 8.6 2 3.3 20 7.0
GASTON 24 9.5 28 10.4 110 8.6
GATES 2 18.0 0 0.0 4 7.7
GRAHAM 0 0.0 1 9.0 1 2.1
GRANVILLE 3 5.1 3 5.1 24 8.5
GREENE 4 13.4 3 12.7 16 13.4
GUILFORD 47 8.4 54 9.4 267 9.9
HALIFAX 12 16.3 6 8.2 53 14.0
HARNETT 12 8.6 13 9.2 63 9.3
HAYWOOD 6 11.5 2 3.6 26 9.7
HENDERSON 10 10.0 5 4.8 43 9.4
HERTFORD 5 17.2 9 29.6 26 18.2
HOKE 6 9.3 4 6.0 29 10.0
HYDE 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 11.0
IREDELL 15 9.1 11 6.6 68 8.8
JACKSON 2 6.0 4 11.3 16 9.9
JOHNSTON 16 8.6 12 6.2 68 7.9
JONES 1 8.9 0 0.0 7 13.5
LEE 7 8.3 10 12.0 44 11.5
LENOIR 9 10.4 14 16.8 56 13.2
LINCOLN 6 7.5 7 8.0 28 7.0
McDOWELL 2 3.9 6 11.0 24 9.7
MACON 1 3.4 0 0.0 8 5.6
MADISON 1 4.2 1 4.5 9 8.3
MARTIN 7 18.9 2 5.7 20 12.0
MECKLENBURG 75 7.1 67 6.1 329 6.6
MITCHELL 1 6.4 2 11.2 7 8.8
MONTGOMERY 3 6.8 4 10.3 16 8.1
MOORE 13 13.6 11 11.9 48 11.0
NASH 20 17.1 11 8.9 67 11.3
NEW HANOVER 12 6.3 13 6.5 64 6.8
NORTHAMPTON 5 19.0 3 10.9 21 16.3
ONSLOW 21 6.6 23 7.2 123 7.6
ORANGE 18 15.5 6 5.3 55 9.7
PAMLICO 0 0.0 1 10.2 3 5.4
PASQUOTANK 12 25.9 3 6.9 32 14.9
PENDER 2 4.6 4 8.9 13 5.9
PERQUIMANS 2 18.0 0 0.0 7 12.4
PERSON 5 11.5 3 6.4 22 10.1
PITT 21 11.0 20 10.7 113 12.5
POLK 4 22.7 1 5.4 12 14.3
RANDOLPH 12 6.8 17 9.2 63 7.4
RICHMOND 8 11.4 7 10.6 41 12.2
ROBESON 23 10.9 33 15.6 131 13.1
ROCKINGHAM 10 8.4 12 10.1 59 10.4
ROWAN 12 7.1 11 6.4 64 8.1
RUTHERFORD 3 3.8 12 14.7 36 9.1
SAMPSON 7 8.1 8 8.8 38 9.2
SCOTLAND 6 10.4 11 21.4 35 12.7
STANLY 9 12.5 4 5.5 32 9.0
STOKES 2 3.7 3 5.8 16 6.2
SURRY 6 6.3 8 8.6 33 7.3
SWAIN 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 3.7
TRANSYLVANIA 3 10.6 2 7.2 17 12.2
TYRRELL 2 46.5 1 21.3 5 24.6
UNION 16 8.5 18 8.8 75 8.3
VANCE 8 12.0 3 4.4 39 11.9
WAKE 82 9.1 61 6.5 344 8.0
WARREN 2 9.2 2 9.3 6 6.1
WASHINGTON 2 12.6 3 18.4 14 15.3
WATAUGA 4 11.9 1 3.0 15 8.6
WAYNE 18 10.5 20 11.4 79 9.5
WILKES 6 7.3 11 12.8 37 9.1
WILSON 11 9.5 13 12.0 56 10.6
YADKIN 1 1.9 0 0.0 13 5.5
YANCEY 0 0.0 3 15.6 6 6.7

These rates are being corrected due to revised information

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