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North Carolina Infant Death Rates
by PCR Region and County of Residence

North Carolina, 2001, 2002 and 1998-2002

Rates Based on Less Than 10 Deaths are Unstable and Should be Interpreted With Caution

County
2001 Infant 2002 Infant 1998-2002 Infant
Deaths Rate Deaths Rate Deaths Rate
NORTH CAROLINA
1,005 8.5 957 8.2 5,067 8.7
PCR I
65 8.3 48 6.2 306 7.9
PCR II
231 8.3 233 8.6 1,165 8.5
PCR III
181 8.1 165 7.3 877 8.1
PCR IV
176 7.3 172 7.0 921 8.0
PCR V
154 8.7 167 9.6 851 9.6
PCR VI
198 10.7 172 9.5 947 10.2
ALAMANCE
16 8.4 19 10.5 102 11.3
ALEXANDER
2 4.8 2 5.0 12 5.6
ALLEGHANY
1 9.6 1 10.0 4 7.4
ANSON
1 3.1 2 6.2 28 16.7
ASHE
7 25.5 3 13.7 16 12.5
AVERY
0 0.0 1 6.2 4 4.7
BEAUFORT
6 9.2 10 15.8 43 13.7
BERTIE
6 21.4 3 11.8 16 12.5
BLADEN
4 8.2 5 11.5 23 9.9
BRUNSWICK
7 7.7 4 4.9 25 6.0
BUNCOMBE
22 8.8 18 7.0 111 8.8
BURKE
5 4.7 7 6.7 44 7.9
CABARRUS
13 5.9 16 7.3 77 7.6
CALDWELL
6 6.2 9 9.5 40 7.9
CAMDEN
1 13.7 0 0.0 4 11.8
CARTERET
7 12.2 3 5.2 26 8.6
CASWELL
4 16.3 1 3.7 22 16.9
CATAWBA
16 7.8 12 5.8 79 7.8
CHATHAM
3 4.6 5 7.2 22 6.6
CHEROKEE
2 7.5 1 3.7 10 7.6
CHOWAN
0 0.0 0 0.0 9 9.1
CLAY
0 0.0 0 0.0 4 10.9
CLEVELAND
10 7.7 8 6.7 62 9.7
COLUMBUS
7 8.7 7 9.1 44 10.9
CRAVEN
13 8.3 7 4.6 62 7.8
CUMBERLAND
56 10.5 61 11.2 309 11.2
CURRITUCK
1 4.7 2 9.5 11 10.5
DARE
6 16.9 3 8.5 15 8.9
DAVIDSON
12 6.2 17 8.9 81 8.5
DAVIE
6 13.3 7 16.2 27 12.3
DUPLIN
11 14.0 10 12.5 37 9.4
DURHAM
24 6.3 35 9.0 160 8.7
EDGECOMBE
10 12.4 8 10.7 47 11.6
FORSYTH
43 9.3 41 9.1 224 9.9
FRANKLIN
6 9.4 2 3.0 24 7.6
GASTON
29 11.3 16 6.2 125 9.5
GATES
3 25.4 0 0.0 5 9.2
GRAHAM
1 11.5 0 0.0 2 4.0
GRANVILLE
5 8.0 3 5.4 18 6.1
GREENE
1 4.2 5 21.0 15 11.8
GUILFORD
55 9.3 55 9.4 255 8.7
HALIFAX
6 7.8 4 5.3 34 9.0
HARNETT
5 3.3 12 8.4 55 7.7
HAYWOOD
2 3.7 3 5.2 16 5.8
HENDERSON
10 9.0 4 3.7 36 6.8
HERTFORD
3 10.9 2 7.2 25 17.5
HOKE
5 7.5 9 13.5 28 8.4
HYDE
2 35.1 0 0.0 3 10.4
IREDELL
15 8.0 18 10.0 79 8.9
JACKSON
1 2.7 1 2.8 13 7.3
JOHNSTON
15 7.4 16 7.6 73 7.3
JONES
0 0.0 1 10.8 2 3.9
LEE
6 7.6 4 4.9 30 7.2
LENOIR
14 17.4 6 7.3 50 11.9
LINCOLN
11 12.0 7 8.8 42 9.8
MCDOWELL
4 7.6 5 9.8 20 7.6
MACON
5 16.0 3 9.9 13 8.6
MADISON
2 9.4 0 0.0 6 5.4
MARTIN
1 3.2 3 9.9 17 10.1
MECKLENBURG
94 7.9 97 7.9 437 7.6
MITCHELL
4 23.7 0 0.0 8 9.6
MONTGOMERY
2 4.8 4 10.5 15 7.3
MOORE
9 10.5 6 6.4 43 9.3
NASH
12 9.6 11 9.2 70 11.4
NEW HANOVER
15 7.4 7 3.4 58 5.8
NORTHAMPTON
4 15.4 6 28.6 21 16.6
ONSLOW
24 7.7 26 8.3 123 7.7
ORANGE
9 6.9 8 5.9 45 7.3
PAMLICO
0 0.0 1 10.0 2 3.8
PASQUOTANK
3 6.5 5 10.8 25 11.0
PENDER
4 8.0 5 10.3 19 8.0
PERQUIMANS
1 8.7 1 8.5 8 13.7
PERSON
5 10.4 3 6.3 23 10.0
PITT
31 15.6 21 10.6 109 11.1
POLK
0 0.0 0 0.0 8 9.0
RANDOLPH
20 10.7 17 9.7 84 9.2
RICHMOND
4 6.0 6 10.3 28 8.4
ROBESON
22 10.4 28 13.8 132 12.5
ROCKINGHAM
6 5.2 11 9.6 47 8.0
ROWAN
15 9.0 13 7.7 62 7.3
RUTHERFORD
9 10.8 10 13.4 42 10.3
SAMPSON
6 6.4 8 9.0 39 8.6
SCOTLAND
8 17.8 5 10.1 33 12.8
STANLY
8 10.6 5 6.6 32 8.6
STOKES
4 7.9 1 2.1 16 6.2
SURRY
7 7.4 4 4.3 32 6.8
SWAIN
1 5.6 0 0.0 2 2.3
TRANSYLVANIA
2 7.9 3 10.7 12 8.6
TYRRELL
0 0.0 0 0.0 3 13.5
UNION
15 6.5 14 6.1 74 6.9
VANCE
16 21.7 11 15.9 46 13.0
WAKE
66 6.2 60 5.5 343 6.8
WARREN
1 4.7 5 27.8 13 12.8
WASHINGTON
3 18.0 3 19.0 12 14.2
WATAUGA
4 11.8 2 5.9 14 8.2
WAYNE
17 9.8 16 9.6 91 10.6
WILKES
4 4.6 7 8.0 30 6.9
WILSON
12 10.8 15 13.9 62 11.3
YADKIN
3 6.3 5 10.8 15 6.1
YANCEY
0 0.0 0 0.0 3 3.2

Note: Rates per 1,000 live births.


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