2004 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 6
Postneonatal Infant Death Rates and Annual Percent Changes by Race

  Total Rate % Change White Rate % Change Minority Rate % Change
Year: 2.4 0.0 1.7 -5.6 4.2 7.7
2000
2001 2.6 8.3 2.0 17.6 4.1 -2.4
2002 2.6 0.0 2.1 5.0 3.8 -7.3
2003 2.5 -3.8 1.8 -14.3 4.4 15.8
2004 2.8 12.0 2.1 16.7 4.5 2.3

Postneonatal (>= 28 days) infant deaths per 1,000 live births minus neonatal deaths.
Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 19JUL2005