2005 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 1
North Carolina 2005 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: 575 502 1,077 89,454 33,586 123,040 6.4 14.9 8.8
NORTH CAROLINA
PCR I 66 13 79 7,407 649 8,056 8.9 20.0 9.8
PCR II 166 73 239 21,698 5,712 27,410 7.7 12.8 8.7
PCR III 98 97 195 17,473 6,609 24,082 5.6 14.7 8.1
PCR IV 81 104 185 18,951 7,397 26,348 4.3 14.1 7.0
PCR V 93 98 191 11,887 6,455 18,342 7.8 15.2 10.4
PCR VI 71 117 188 12,038 6,764 18,802 5.9 17.3 10.0
ALAMANCE 14 6 20 1,471 349 1,820 9.5 17.2 11.0
ALEXANDER 6 0 6 400 26 426 15.0 0.0 14.1
ALLEGHANY 2 0 2 108 1 109 18.5 0.0 18.3
ANSON 0 5 5 137 165 302 0.0 30.3 16.6
ASHE 3 0 3 272 2 274 11.0 0.0 10.9
AVERY 3 0 3 164 1 165 18.3 0.0 18.2
BEAUFORT 1 3 4 369 198 567 2.7 15.2 7.1
BERTIE 0 4 4 60 170 230 0.0 23.5 17.4
BLADEN 5 6 11 280 159 439 17.9 37.7 25.1
BRUNSWICK 9 1 10 821 146 967 11.0 6.8 10.3
BUNCOMBE 25 3 28 2,378 243 2,621 10.5 12.3 10.7
BURKE 12 0 12 862 130 992 13.9 0.0 12.1
CABARRUS 8 3 11 2,001 388 2,389 4.0 7.7 4.6
CALDWELL 5 2 7 878 51 929 5.7 39.2 7.5
CAMDEN 0 0 0 79 19 98 0.0 0.0 0.0
CARTERET 1 1 2 607 72 679 1.6 13.9 2.9
CASWELL 2 1 3 184 76 260 10.9 13.2 11.5
CATAWBA 15 3 18 1,712 294 2,006 8.8 10.2 9.0
CHATHAM 5 2 7 657 89 746 7.6 22.5 9.4
CHEROKEE 0 0 0 262 11 273 0.0 0.0 0.0
CHOWAN 1 4 5 89 85 174 11.2 47.1 28.7
CLAY 1 0 1 87 1 88 11.5 0.0 11.4
CLEVELAND 8 7 15 848 296 1,144 9.4 23.6 13.1
COLUMBUS 3 3 6 480 264 744 6.3 11.4 8.1
CRAVEN 6 5 11 1,112 415 1,527 5.4 12.0 7.2
CUMBERLAND 27 40 67 3,308 2,221 5,529 8.2 18.0 12.1
CURRITUCK 3 0 3 236 20 256 12.7 0.0 11.7
DARE 5 0 5 436 24 460 11.5 0.0 10.9
DAVIDSON 12 2 14 1,719 202 1,921 7.0 9.9 7.3
DAVIE 3 1 4 436 26 462 6.9 38.5 8.7
DUPLIN 5 2 7 646 190 836 7.7 10.5 8.4
DURHAM 7 17 24 2,435 1,624 4,059 2.9 10.5 5.9
EDGECOMBE 3 8 11 246 473 719 12.2 16.9 15.3
FORSYTH 20 22 42 3,387 1,339 4,726 5.9 16.4 8.9
FRANKLIN 1 4 5 510 192 702 2.0 20.8 7.1
GASTON 17 8 25 2,096 466 2,562 8.1 17.2 9.8
GATES 1 0 1 76 51 127 13.2 0.0 7.9
GRAHAM 1 0 1 98 10 108 10.2 0.0 9.3
GRANVILLE 2 1 3 410 222 632 4.9 4.5 4.7
GREENE 2 2 4 161 108 269 12.4 18.5 14.9
GUILFORD 20 37 57 3,462 2,538 6,000 5.8 14.6 9.5
HALIFAX 2 7 9 236 456 692 8.5 15.4 13.0
HARNETT 9 6 15 1,122 360 1,482 8.0 16.7 10.1
HAYWOOD 2 0 2 576 10 586 3.5 0.0 3.4
HENDERSON 8 4 12 1,126 63 1,189 7.1 63.5 10.1
HERTFORD 2 4 6 88 237 325 22.7 16.9 18.5
HOKE 3 6 9 478 286 764 6.3 21.0 11.8
HYDE 0 0 0 50 10 60 0.0 0.0 0.0
IREDELL 9 4 13 1,656 344 2,000 5.4 11.6 6.5
JACKSON 1 2 3 314 91 405 3.2 22.0 7.4
JOHNSTON 4 3 7 1,942 375 2,317 2.1 8.0 3.0
JONES 0 0 0 72 27 99 0.0 0.0 0.0
LEE 5 3 8 647 205 852 7.7 14.6 9.4
LENOIR 3 10 13 439 398 837 6.8 25.1 15.5
LINCOLN 3 1 4 809 55 864 3.7 18.2 4.6
MCDOWELL 5 0 5 499 15 514 10.0 0.0 9.7
MACON 5 0 5 347 7 354 14.4 0.0 14.1
MADISON 1 0 1 192 1 193 5.2 0.0 5.2
MARTIN 1 6 7 137 147 284 7.3 40.8 24.6
MECKLENBURG 49 64 113 8,795 4,732 13,527 5.6 13.5 8.4
MITCHELL 3 1 4 152 1 153 19.7 1000 26.1
MONTGOMERY 3 3 6 310 79 389 9.7 38.0 15.4
MOORE 8 4 12 779 208 987 10.3 19.2 12.2
NASH 2 4 6 733 471 1,204 2.7 8.5 5.0
NEW HANOVER 1 5 6 1,850 522 2,372 0.5 9.6 2.5
NORTHAMPTON 0 3 3 62 182 244 0.0 16.5 12.3
ONSLOW 14 10 24 2,526 666 3,192 5.5 15.0 7.5
ORANGE 2 7 9 1,063 314 1,377 1.9 22.3 6.5
PAMLICO 0 0 0 87 24 111 0.0 0.0 0.0
PASQUOTANK 0 3 3 335 222 557 0.0 13.5 5.4
PENDER 4 0 4 427 84 511 9.4 0.0 7.8
PERQUIMANS 1 2 3 103 40 143 9.7 50.0 21.0
PERSON 2 4 6 321 131 452 6.2 30.5 13.3
PITT 3 16 19 1,162 864 2,026 2.6 18.5 9.4
POLK 3 1 4 163 13 176 18.4 76.9 22.7
RANDOLPH 10 0 10 1,616 118 1,734 6.2 0.0 5.8
RICHMOND 3 3 6 399 242 641 7.5 12.4 9.4
ROBESON 9 13 22 757 1,340 2,097 11.9 9.7 10.5
ROCKINGHAM 11 0 11 856 206 1,062 12.9 0.0 10.4
ROWAN 11 1 12 1,318 312 1,630 8.3 3.2 7.4
RUTHERFORD 6 2 8 639 94 733 9.4 21.3 10.9
SAMPSON 5 5 10 669 261 930 7.5 19.2 10.8
SCOTLAND 4 3 7 207 283 490 19.3 10.6 14.3
STANLY 3 3 6 574 112 686 5.2 26.8 8.7
STOKES 8 0 8 449 17 466 17.8 0.0 17.2
SURRY 5 0 5 835 38 873 6.0 0.0 5.7
SWAIN 0 0 0 114 69 183 0.0 0.0 0.0
TRANSYLVANIA 4 0 4 279 18 297 14.3 0.0 13.5
TYRRELL 0 0 0 38 12 50 0.0 0.0 0.0
UNION 10 6 16 2,213 395 2,608 4.5 15.2 6.1
VANCE 1 7 8 304 358 662 3.3 19.6 12.1
WAKE 36 49 85 8,941 3,323 12,264 4.0 14.7 6.9
WARREN 0 0 0 66 139 205 0.0 0.0 0.0
WASHINGTON 1 2 3 64 107 171 15.6 18.7 17.5
WATAUGA 0 0 0 367 7 374 0.0 0.0 0.0
WAYNE 7 15 22 1,182 633 1,815 5.9 23.7 12.1
WILKES 5 1 6 749 49 798 6.7 20.4 7.5
WILSON 7 6 13 607 443 1,050 11.5 13.5 12.4
YADKIN 6 0 6 452 11 463 13.3 0.0 13.0
YANCEY 1 0 1 181 2 183 5.5 0.0 5.5

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, 14AUG2006