2004 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 1
North Carolina 2004 Final Infant Death Rates (per 1,000 live births)

  White Infant Deaths Minority Infant Deaths Total Infant Deaths White Births Minority Births Total Births White Rate Minority Rate Total Rate
RESIDENCE: 541 509 1,050 87,230 32,543 119,773 6.2 15.6 8.8
NORTH CAROLINA
PCR I 38 9 47 7,105 691 7,796 5.3 13.0 6.0
PCR II 133 92 225 21,176 5,489 26,665 6.3 16.8 8.4
PCR III 118 98 216 17,175 6,223 23,398 6.9 15.7 9.2
PCR IV 112 93 205 18,269 7,111 25,380 6.1 13.1 8.1
PCR V 71 107 178 11,268 6,195 17,463 6.3 17.3 10.2
PCR VI 69 110 179 12,237 6,834 19,071 5.6 16.1 9.4
ALAMANCE 9 6 15 1,433 336 1,769 6.3 17.9 8.5
ALEXANDER 5 0 5 367 26 393 13.6 0.0 12.7
ALLEGHANY 2 0 2 98 0 98 20.4 0.0 20.4
ANSON 0 3 3 133 152 285 0.0 19.7 10.5
ASHE 1 0 1 260 1 261 3.8 0.0 3.8
AVERY 0 0 0 143 0 143 0.0 0.0 0.0
BEAUFORT 0 1 1 400 194 594 0.0 5.2 1.7
BERTIE 0 2 2 50 181 231 0.0 11.0 8.7
BLADEN 1 5 6 308 159 467 3.2 31.4 12.8
BRUNSWICK 3 3 6 745 150 895 4.0 20.0 6.7
BUNCOMBE 12 2 14 2,317 259 2,576 5.2 7.7 5.4
BURKE 4 1 5 888 119 1,007 4.5 8.4 5.0
CABARRUS 14 6 20 1,907 361 2,268 7.3 16.6 8.8
CALDWELL 10 1 11 876 82 958 11.4 12.2 11.5
CAMDEN 0 0 0 91 16 107 0.0 0.0 0.0
CARTERET 5 1 6 579 70 649 8.6 14.3 9.2
CASWELL 1 0 1 147 65 212 6.8 0.0 4.7
CATAWBA 9 1 10 1,655 288 1,943 5.4 3.5 5.1
CHATHAM 7 1 8 643 80 723 10.9 12.5 11.1
CHEROKEE 1 1 2 252 7 259 4.0 142.9 7.7
CHOWAN 0 1 1 96 86 182 0.0 11.6 5.5
CLAY 1 0 1 83 2 85 12.0 0.0 11.8
CLEVELAND 7 7 14 884 300 1,184 7.9 23.3 11.8
COLUMBUS 5 4 9 443 298 741 11.3 13.4 12.1
CRAVEN 7 6 13 1,120 462 1,582 6.3 13.0 8.2
CUMBERLAND 22 34 56 3,119 2,107 5,226 7.1 16.1 10.7
CURRITUCK 0 0 0 245 20 265 0.0 0.0 0.0
DARE 3 0 3 478 11 489 6.3 0.0 6.1
DAVIDSON 10 4 14 1,672 211 1,883 6.0 19.0 7.4
DAVIE 3 0 3 390 29 419 7.7 0.0 7.2
DUPLIN 2 3 5 619 176 795 3.2 17.0 6.3
DURHAM 9 17 26 2,244 1,597 3,841 4.0 10.6 6.8
EDGECOMBE 3 8 11 316 468 784 9.5 17.1 14.0
FORSYTH 18 28 46 3,301 1,296 4,597 5.5 21.6 10.0
FRANKLIN 2 3 5 513 200 713 3.9 15.0 7.0
GASTON 14 6 20 2,100 482 2,582 6.7 12.4 7.7
GATES 0 1 1 68 45 113 0.0 22.2 8.8
GRAHAM 0 1 1 80 11 91 0.0 90.9 11.0
GRANVILLE 4 1 5 426 190 616 9.4 5.3 8.1
GREENE 3 3 6 148 116 264 20.3 25.9 22.7
GUILFORD 16 44 60 3,445 2,416 5,861 4.6 18.2 10.2
HALIFAX 2 14 16 246 477 723 8.1 29.4 22.1
HARNETT 6 7 13 1,113 342 1,455 5.4 20.5 8.9
HAYWOOD 3 0 3 515 15 530 5.8 0.0 5.7
HENDERSON 6 0 6 1,058 60 1,118 5.7 0.0 5.4
HERTFORD 0 3 3 72 239 311 0.0 12.6 9.6
HOKE 2 5 7 437 271 708 4.6 18.5 9.9
HYDE 0 0 0 47 9 56 0.0 0.0 0.0
IREDELL 5 3 8 1,420 314 1,734 3.5 9.6 4.6
JACKSON 1 0 1 258 87 345 3.9 0.0 2.9
JOHNSTON 15 3 18 1,924 384 2,308 7.8 7.8 7.8
JONES 0 0 0 57 35 92 0.0 0.0 0.0
LEE 6 5 11 638 183 821 9.4 27.3 13.4
LENOIR 5 4 9 410 368 778 12.2 10.9 11.6
LINCOLN 3 0 3 804 56 860 3.7 0.0 3.5
MCDOWELL 4 0 4 475 15 490 8.4 0.0 8.2
MACON 2 1 3 318 12 330 6.3 83.3 9.1
MADISON 0 0 0 224 3 227 0.0 0.0 0.0
MARTIN 0 1 1 166 148 314 0.0 6.8 3.2
MECKLENBURG 54 65 119 8,519 4,433 12,952 6.3 14.7 9.2
MITCHELL 1 0 1 162 1 163 6.2 0.0 6.1
MONTGOMERY 1 1 2 293 74 367 3.4 13.5 5.4
MOORE 4 2 6 760 202 962 5.3 9.9 6.2
NASH 3 11 14 744 481 1,225 4.0 22.9 11.4
NEW HANOVER 5 6 11 1,679 503 2,182 3.0 11.9 5.0
NORTHAMPTON 0 3 3 84 143 227 0.0 21.0 13.2
ONSLOW 12 11 23 2,640 727 3,367 4.5 15.1 6.8
ORANGE 8 8 16 1,062 269 1,331 7.5 29.7 12.0
PAMLICO 2 0 2 105 18 123 19.0 0.0 16.3
PASQUOTANK 1 2 3 312 205 517 3.2 9.8 5.8
PENDER 2 1 3 382 96 478 5.2 10.4 6.3
PERQUIMANS 0 2 2 68 44 112 0.0 45.5 17.9
PERSON 2 2 4 315 132 447 6.3 15.2 8.9
PITT 6 9 15 1,199 902 2,101 5.0 10.0 7.1
POLK 1 1 2 154 8 162 6.5 125.0 12.3
RANDOLPH 5 1 6 1,661 116 1,777 3.0 8.6 3.4
RICHMOND 2 12 14 380 228 608 5.3 52.6 23.0
ROBESON 8 18 26 766 1,262 2,028 10.4 14.3 12.8
ROCKINGHAM 3 1 4 872 185 1,057 3.4 5.4 3.8
ROWAN 18 5 23 1,326 285 1,611 13.6 17.5 14.3
RUTHERFORD 4 2 6 676 106 782 5.9 18.9 7.7
SAMPSON 7 2 9 620 244 864 11.3 8.2 10.4
SCOTLAND 3 7 10 223 259 482 13.5 27.0 20.7
STANLY 8 5 13 668 102 770 12.0 49.0 16.9
STOKES 3 1 4 473 17 490 6.3 58.8 8.2
SURRY 4 1 5 824 42 866 4.9 23.8 5.8
SWAIN 0 1 1 111 86 197 0.0 11.6 5.1
TRANSYLVANIA 2 0 2 237 16 253 8.4 0.0 7.9
TYRRELL 0 2 2 30 14 44 0.0 142.9 45.5
UNION 18 6 24 2,160 337 2,497 8.3 17.8 9.6
VANCE 3 10 13 289 369 658 10.4 27.1 19.8
WAKE 46 36 82 8,572 3,179 11,751 5.4 11.3 7.0
WARREN 0 1 1 63 127 190 0.0 7.9 5.3
WASHINGTON 0 0 0 83 102 185 0.0 0.0 0.0
WATAUGA 8 0 8 339 8 347 23.6 0.0 23.1
WAYNE 7 12 19 1,154 606 1,760 6.1 19.8 10.8
WILKES 8 1 9 714 36 750 11.2 27.8 12.0
WILSON 8 10 18 610 471 1,081 13.1 21.2 16.7
YADKIN 1 0 1 452 18 470 2.2 0.0 2.1
YANCEY 0 0 0 185 3 188 0.0 0.0 0.0

Note: Rates based on less than 10 deaths are unreliable and should be interpreted with caution.
Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 27JUL2005