2004 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 2
North Carolina Infant Death Rates (per 1,000 live births)
by Perinatal Care Region (PCR) and County of Residence: 2003, 2004, and 2000-2004

  2003 Infant Deaths 2003 Rate 2004 Infant Deaths 2004 Rate 2000-2004 Infant Deaths 2000-2004 Rate
RESIDENCE: 967 8.2 1,050 8.8 5,013 8.4
NORTH CAROLINA
PCR I 65 8.3 47 6.0 289 7.4
PCR II 204 7.5 225 8.4 1,140 8.3
PCR III 176 7.6 216 9.2 940 8.3
PCR IV 177 7.1 205 8.1 922 7.5
PCR V 163 9.5 178 10.2 816 9.3
PCR VI 182 10.1 179 9.4 906 9.7
ALAMANCE 16 8.7 15 8.5 96 10.4
ALEXANDER 3 7.3 5 12.7 13 6.2
ALLEGHANY 0 0.0 2 20.4 5 9.8
ANSON 6 16.6 3 10.5 21 12.8
ASHE 3 11.0 1 3.8 14 10.9
AVERY 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.2
BEAUFORT 5 8.9 1 1.7 28 9.1
BERTIE 3 12.6 2 8.7 15 12.0
BLADEN 2 4.5 6 12.8 21 9.1
BRUNSWICK 5 5.7 6 6.7 25 5.8
BUNCOMBE 19 7.6 14 5.4 96 7.5
BURKE 8 8.3 5 5.0 37 7.1
CABARRUS 24 10.7 20 8.8 93 8.4
CALDWELL 9 10.0 11 11.5 44 9.1
CAMDEN 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 2.3
CARTERET 5 8.5 6 9.2 28 9.2
CASWELL 1 4.1 1 4.7 11 8.9
CATAWBA 16 7.9 10 5.1 73 7.1
CHATHAM 4 5.8 8 11.1 24 7.0
CHEROKEE 7 26.7 2 7.7 14 10.6
CHOWAN 1 6.9 1 5.5 3 3.3
CLAY 1 10.9 1 11.8 2 4.8
CLEVELAND 11 9.1 14 11.8 56 9.0
COLUMBUS 11 14.6 9 12.1 41 10.6
CRAVEN 8 5.2 13 8.2 52 6.6
CUMBERLAND 62 11.8 56 10.7 295 11.0
CURRITUCK 2 8.6 0 0.0 7 6.1
DARE 3 7.0 3 6.1 17 8.6
DAVIDSON 17 8.8 14 7.4 81 8.4
DAVIE 2 4.9 3 7.2 29 13.2
DUPLIN 4 5.5 5 6.3 36 9.1
DURHAM 18 4.7 26 6.8 131 6.8
EDGECOMBE 7 9.9 11 14.0 47 12.0
FORSYTH 34 7.3 46 10.0 212 9.2
FRANKLIN 5 7.8 5 7.0 27 8.1
GASTON 22 8.9 20 7.7 115 8.9
GATES 1 9.5 1 8.8 5 9.0
GRAHAM 0 0.0 1 11.0 2 4.0
GRANVILLE 5 7.9 5 8.1 22 7.3
GREENE 4 16.7 6 22.7 18 14.5
GUILFORD 46 7.8 60 10.2 260 8.8
HALIFAX 11 14.9 16 22.1 43 11.4
HARNETT 15 10.6 13 8.9 58 8.0
HAYWOOD 6 10.1 3 5.7 17 6.1
HENDERSON 8 7.0 6 5.4 35 6.4
HERTFORD 7 23.7 3 9.6 21 14.6
HOKE 8 11.3 7 9.9 33 9.6
HYDE 1 17.9 0 0.0 4 13.7
IREDELL 17 9.3 8 4.6 78 8.6
JACKSON 4 11.1 1 2.9 12 6.7
JOHNSTON 20 9.1 18 7.8 83 7.7
JONES 1 12.2 0 0.0 2 4.4
LEE 5 5.8 11 13.4 29 7.0
LENOIR 12 16.8 9 11.6 48 12.0
LINCOLN 2 2.2 3 3.5 34 7.7
MCDOWELL 4 7.8 4 8.2 20 7.7
MACON 2 6.0 3 9.1 17 10.7
MADISON 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 3.6
MARTIN 3 9.7 1 3.2 12 7.6
MECKLENBURG 87 6.8 119 9.2 501 8.1
MITCHELL 1 6.3 1 6.1 7 8.5
MONTGOMERY 4 10.4 2 5.4 14 7.1
MOORE 6 6.9 6 6.2 31 6.8
NASH 8 7.0 14 11.4 61 10.0
NEW HANOVER 11 5.3 11 5.0 55 5.3
NORTHAMPTON 6 24.1 3 13.2 22 18.3
ONSLOW 33 10.4 23 6.8 135 8.4
ORANGE 10 7.7 16 12.0 47 7.2
PAMLICO 1 9.1 2 16.3 4 7.4
PASQUOTANK 5 9.8 3 5.8 18 7.5
PENDER 4 9.1 3 6.3 20 8.4
PERQUIMANS 3 22.9 2 17.9 11 18.4
PERSON 6 13.8 4 8.9 25 11.0
PITT 23 11.5 15 7.1 106 10.5
POLK 0 0.0 2 12.3 5 5.8
RANDOLPH 12 6.6 6 3.4 73 8.0
RICHMOND 8 12.9 14 23.0 35 11.0
ROBESON 12 6.1 26 12.8 114 11.1
ROCKINGHAM 10 9.1 4 3.8 39 6.9
ROWAN 12 7.2 23 14.3 74 8.9
RUTHERFORD 8 10.4 6 7.7 41 10.2
SAMPSON 11 12.1 9 10.4 44 9.7
SCOTLAND 4 8.2 10 20.7 30 12.2
STANLY 12 17.1 13 16.9 44 11.8
STOKES 2 3.9 4 8.2 17 6.8
SURRY 8 8.8 5 5.8 31 6.7
SWAIN 3 18.1 1 5.1 6 6.7
TRANSYLVANIA 2 7.5 2 7.9 11 8.1
TYRRELL 0 0.0 2 45.5 2 9.0
UNION 12 5.0 24 9.6 76 6.5
VANCE 10 15.0 13 19.8 58 16.5
WAKE 72 6.3 82 7.0 354 6.4
WARREN 5 22.2 1 5.3 15 15.0
WASHINGTON 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 8.0
WATAUGA 1 2.8 8 23.1 18 10.3
WAYNE 17 10.0 19 10.8 89 10.3
WILKES 3 3.6 9 12.0 25 5.9
WILSON 8 8.0 18 16.7 64 12.0
YADKIN 1 2.3 1 2.1 16 6.7
YANCEY 0 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, 19JUL2005