2005 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: 2004, 2005, and 2001-2005

  2004 Infant Deaths 2004 Rate 2005 Infant Deaths 2005 Rate 2001-2005 Infant Deaths 2001-2005 Rate
RESIDENCE: 1,050 8.8 1,077 8.8 5,056 8.5
NORTH CAROLINA
PCR I 47 6.0 79 9.8 304 7.8
PCR II 225 8.4 239 8.7 1,132 8.3
PCR III 216 9.2 195 8.1 933 8.1
PCR IV 205 8.1 185 7.0 915 7.3
PCR V 178 10.2 191 10.4 853 9.7
PCR VI 179 9.4 188 10.0 919 9.9
ALAMANCE 15 8.5 20 11.0 86 9.4
ALEXANDER 5 12.7 6 14.1 18 8.8
ALLEGHANY 2 20.4 2 18.3 6 12.2
ANSON 3 10.5 5 16.6 17 10.7
ASHE 1 3.8 3 10.9 17 13.1
AVERY 0 0.0 3 18.2 4 4.8
BEAUFORT 1 1.7 4 7.1 26 8.7
BERTIE 2 8.7 4 17.4 18 14.6
BLADEN 6 12.8 11 25.1 28 12.3
BRUNSWICK 6 6.7 10 10.3 32 7.2
BUNCOMBE 14 5.4 28 10.7 101 7.9
BURKE 5 5.0 12 12.1 37 7.3
CABARRUS 20 8.8 11 4.6 84 7.4
CALDWELL 11 11.5 7 7.5 42 8.9
CAMDEN 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 2.2
CARTERET 6 9.2 2 2.9 23 7.5
CASWELL 1 4.7 3 11.5 10 8.1
CATAWBA 10 5.1 18 9.0 72 7.1
CHATHAM 8 11.1 7 9.4 27 7.7
CHEROKEE 2 7.7 0 0.0 12 9.0
CHOWAN 1 5.5 5 28.7 7 7.9
CLAY 1 11.8 1 11.4 3 7.1
CLEVELAND 14 11.8 15 13.1 58 9.6
COLUMBUS 9 12.1 6 8.1 40 10.5
CRAVEN 13 8.2 11 7.2 52 6.7
CUMBERLAND 56 10.7 67 12.1 302 11.3
CURRITUCK 0 0.0 3 11.7 8 6.8
DARE 3 6.1 5 10.9 20 9.6
DAVIDSON 14 7.4 14 7.3 74 7.7
DAVIE 3 7.2 4 8.7 22 10.1
DUPLIN 5 6.3 7 8.4 37 9.4
DURHAM 26 6.8 24 5.9 127 6.5
EDGECOMBE 11 14.0 11 15.3 47 12.5
FORSYTH 46 10.0 42 8.9 206 8.9
FRANKLIN 5 7.0 5 7.1 23 6.8
GASTON 20 7.7 25 9.8 112 8.8
GATES 1 8.8 1 7.9 6 10.5
GRAHAM 1 11.0 1 9.3 3 6.1
GRANVILLE 5 8.1 3 4.7 21 6.9
GREENE 6 22.7 4 14.9 20 16.0
GUILFORD 60 10.2 57 9.5 273 9.3
HALIFAX 16 22.1 9 13.0 46 12.5
HARNETT 13 8.9 15 10.1 60 8.2
HAYWOOD 3 5.7 2 3.4 16 5.7
HENDERSON 6 5.4 12 10.1 40 7.1
HERTFORD 3 9.6 6 18.5 21 14.2
HOKE 7 9.9 9 11.8 38 10.8
HYDE 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 10.4
IREDELL 8 4.6 13 6.5 71 7.7
JACKSON 1 2.9 3 7.4 10 5.4
JOHNSTON 18 7.8 7 3.0 76 6.9
JONES 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 4.3
LEE 11 13.4 8 9.4 34 8.2
LENOIR 9 11.6 13 15.5 54 13.6
LINCOLN 3 3.5 4 4.6 27 6.2
MCDOWELL 4 8.2 5 9.7 22 8.6
MACON 3 9.1 5 14.1 18 11.0
MADISON 0 0.0 1 5.2 3 2.8
MARTIN 1 3.2 7 24.6 15 9.8
MECKLENBURG 119 9.2 113 8.4 510 8.0
MITCHELL 1 6.1 4 26.1 10 12.3
MONTGOMERY 2 5.4 6 15.4 18 9.3
MOORE 6 6.2 12 12.2 39 8.5
NASH 14 11.4 6 5.0 51 8.5
NEW HANOVER 11 5.0 6 2.5 50 4.7
NORTHAMPTON 3 13.2 3 12.3 22 18.5
ONSLOW 23 6.8 24 7.5 130 8.1
ORANGE 16 12.0 9 6.5 52 7.8
PAMLICO 2 16.3 0 0.0 4 7.4
PASQUOTANK 3 5.8 3 5.4 19 7.6
PENDER 3 6.3 4 7.8 20 8.3
PERQUIMANS 2 17.9 3 21.0 10 16.2
PERSON 4 8.9 6 13.3 24 10.5
PITT 15 7.1 19 9.4 109 10.8
POLK 2 12.3 4 22.7 6 7.1
RANDOLPH 6 3.4 10 5.8 65 7.3
RICHMOND 14 23.0 6 9.4 38 12.2
ROBESON 26 12.8 22 10.5 110 10.7
ROCKINGHAM 4 3.8 11 10.4 42 7.6
ROWAN 23 14.3 12 7.4 75 9.1
RUTHERFORD 6 7.7 8 10.9 41 10.6
SAMPSON 9 10.4 10 10.8 44 9.7
SCOTLAND 10 20.7 7 14.3 34 14.2
STANLY 13 16.9 6 8.7 44 12.0
STOKES 4 8.2 8 17.2 19 7.8
SURRY 5 5.8 5 5.7 29 6.4
SWAIN 1 5.1 0 0.0 5 5.6
TRANSYLVANIA 2 7.9 4 13.5 13 9.6
TYRRELL 2 45.5 0 0.0 2 8.9
UNION 24 9.6 16 6.1 81 6.7
VANCE 13 19.8 8 12.1 58 17.0
WAKE 82 7.0 85 6.9 365 6.4
WARREN 1 5.3 0 0.0 12 11.9
WASHINGTON 0 0.0 3 17.5 9 10.7
WATAUGA 8 23.1 0 0.0 15 8.6
WAYNE 19 10.8 22 12.1 91 10.5
WILKES 9 12.0 6 7.5 29 7.1
WILSON 18 16.7 13 12.4 66 12.4
YADKIN 1 2.1 6 13.0 16 6.9
YANCEY 0 0.0 1 5.5 1 1.1

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, 03AUG2006