2006 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 1
North Carolina 2006 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: 550 483 1,033 92,069 35,577 127,646 6.0 13.6 8.1
NORTH CAROLINA
PCR I 49 11 60 7,586 728 8,314 6.5 15.1 7.2
PCR II 161 96 257 22,040 6,158 28,198 7.3 15.6 9.1
PCR III 101 85 186 18,050 7,310 25,360 5.6 11.6 7.3
PCR IV 95 95 190 19,512 7,859 27,371 4.9 12.1 6.9
PCR V 74 91 165 12,348 6,626 18,974 6.0 13.7 8.7
PCR VI 70 105 175 12,533 6,896 19,429 5.6 15.2 9.0
ALAMANCE 6 7 13 1,526 392 1,918 3.9 17.9 6.8
ALEXANDER 2 0 2 387 33 420 5.2 0.0 4.8
ALLEGHANY 0 0 0 103 0 103 0.0 0.0 0.0
ANSON 1 3 4 147 181 328 6.8 16.6 12.2
ASHE 0 0 0 282 5 287 0.0 0.0 0.0
AVERY 0 0 0 187 0 187 0.0 0.0 0.0
BEAUFORT 3 2 5 421 173 594 7.1 11.6 8.4
BERTIE 1 0 1 79 170 249 12.7 0.0 4.0
BLADEN 3 4 7 307 171 478 9.8 23.4 14.6
BRUNSWICK 6 0 6 923 154 1,077 6.5 0.0 5.6
BUNCOMBE 13 3 16 2,456 299 2,755 5.3 10.0 5.8
BURKE 7 2 9 873 145 1,018 8.0 13.8 8.8
CABARRUS 14 3 17 2,084 430 2,514 6.7 7.0 6.8
CALDWELL 5 0 5 883 54 937 5.7 0.0 5.3
CAMDEN 1 0 1 95 13 108 10.5 0.0 9.3
CARTERET 2 4 6 587 71 658 3.4 56.3 9.1
CASWELL 1 1 2 142 64 206 7.0 15.6 9.7
CATAWBA 9 5 14 1,719 338 2,057 5.2 14.8 6.8
CHATHAM 3 1 4 664 85 749 4.5 11.8 5.3
CHEROKEE 5 1 6 284 17 301 17.6 58.8 19.9
CHOWAN 0 1 1 103 81 184 0.0 12.3 5.4
CLAY 1 0 1 88 2 90 11.4 0.0 11.1
CLEVELAND 3 2 5 858 308 1,166 3.5 6.5 4.3
COLUMBUS 6 3 9 444 279 723 13.5 10.8 12.4
CRAVEN 8 4 12 1,173 457 1,630 6.8 8.8 7.4
CUMBERLAND 23 36 59 3,276 2,310 5,586 7.0 15.6 10.6
CURRITUCK 3 1 4 226 16 242 13.3 62.5 16.5
DARE 0 0 0 447 21 468 0.0 0.0 0.0
DAVIDSON 15 5 20 1,710 211 1,921 8.8 23.7 10.4
DAVIE 2 0 2 443 28 471 4.5 0.0 4.2
DUPLIN 3 0 3 647 185 832 4.6 0.0 3.6
DURHAM 8 22 30 2,443 1,751 4,194 3.3 12.6 7.2
EDGECOMBE 1 5 6 255 444 699 3.9 11.3 8.6
FORSYTH 28 29 57 3,485 1,511 4,996 8.0 19.2 11.4
FRANKLIN 2 4 6 532 213 745 3.8 18.8 8.1
GASTON 22 11 33 2,215 578 2,793 9.9 19.0 11.8
GATES 1 2 3 85 50 135 11.8 40.0 22.2
GRAHAM 0 0 0 90 15 105 0.0 0.0 0.0
GRANVILLE 3 3 6 434 223 657 6.9 13.5 9.1
GREENE 0 0 0 154 89 243 0.0 0.0 0.0
GUILFORD 31 34 65 3,513 2,606 6,119 8.8 13.0 10.6
HALIFAX 2 11 13 227 471 698 8.8 23.4 18.6
HARNETT 8 8 16 1,206 368 1,574 6.6 21.7 10.2
HAYWOOD 6 0 6 540 22 562 11.1 0.0 10.7
HENDERSON 6 1 7 1,156 70 1,226 5.2 14.3 5.7
HERTFORD 2 3 5 87 218 305 23.0 13.8 16.4
HOKE 0 2 2 587 289 876 0.0 6.9 2.3
HYDE 0 0 0 56 17 73 0.0 0.0 0.0
IREDELL 8 9 17 1,633 362 1,995 4.9 24.9 8.5
JACKSON 2 1 3 327 84 411 6.1 11.9 7.3
JOHNSTON 7 6 13 1,962 376 2,338 3.6 16.0 5.6
JONES 1 1 2 81 25 106 12.3 40.0 18.9
LEE 7 1 8 782 198 980 9.0 5.1 8.2
LENOIR 0 5 5 433 355 788 0.0 14.1 6.3
LINCOLN 2 3 5 834 62 896 2.4 48.4 5.6
MCDOWELL 4 0 4 547 14 561 7.3 0.0 7.1
MACON 0 0 0 356 12 368 0.0 0.0 0.0
MADISON 1 0 1 190 3 193 5.3 0.0 5.2
MARTIN 1 2 3 162 158 320 6.2 12.7 9.4
MECKLENBURG 37 55 92 9,085 5,259 14,344 4.1 10.5 6.4
MITCHELL 0 0 0 167 0 167 0.0 0.0 0.0
MONTGOMERY 0 0 0 333 76 409 0.0 0.0 0.0
MOORE 2 2 4 770 193 963 2.6 10.4 4.2
NASH 6 9 15 715 502 1,217 8.4 17.9 12.3
NEW HANOVER 10 4 14 1,898 542 2,440 5.3 7.4 5.7
NORTHAMPTON 0 5 5 77 190 267 0.0 26.3 18.7
ONSLOW 13 10 23 2,831 697 3,528 4.6 14.3 6.5
ORANGE 2 1 3 1,000 280 1,280 2.0 3.6 2.3
PAMLICO 0 0 0 98 20 118 0.0 0.0 0.0
PASQUOTANK 2 1 3 308 253 561 6.5 4.0 5.3
PENDER 1 0 1 452 96 548 2.2 0.0 1.8
PERQUIMANS 1 0 1 78 43 121 12.8 0.0 8.3
PERSON 3 2 5 326 145 471 9.2 13.8 10.6
PITT 11 20 31 1,241 955 2,196 8.9 20.9 14.1
POLK 0 1 1 137 9 146 0.0 111.1 6.8
RANDOLPH 12 0 12 1,632 133 1,765 7.4 0.0 6.8
RICHMOND 3 1 4 424 227 651 7.1 4.4 6.1
ROBESON 8 27 35 826 1,341 2,167 9.7 20.1 16.2
ROCKINGHAM 10 6 16 844 227 1,071 11.8 26.4 14.9
ROWAN 8 5 13 1,417 368 1,785 5.6 13.6 7.3
RUTHERFORD 2 3 5 660 91 751 3.0 33.0 6.7
SAMPSON 3 3 6 694 248 942 4.3 12.1 6.4
SCOTLAND 1 1 2 208 332 540 4.8 3.0 3.7
STANLY 4 1 5 604 120 724 6.6 8.3 6.9
STOKES 2 0 2 456 22 478 4.4 0.0 4.2
SURRY 5 0 5 862 50 912 5.8 0.0 5.5
SWAIN 4 0 4 119 69 188 33.6 0.0 21.3
TRANSYLVANIA 2 1 3 292 20 312 6.8 50.0 9.6
TYRRELL 0 0 0 24 28 52 0.0 0.0 0.0
UNION 18 7 25 2,223 372 2,595 8.1 18.8 9.6
VANCE 3 4 7 357 385 742 8.4 10.4 9.4
WAKE 49 41 90 9,264 3,585 12,849 5.3 11.4 7.0
WARREN 1 2 3 80 162 242 12.5 12.3 12.4
WASHINGTON 0 1 1 85 101 186 0.0 9.9 5.4
WATAUGA 4 0 4 369 14 383 10.8 0.0 10.4
WAYNE 4 8 12 1,130 642 1,772 3.5 12.5 6.8
WILKES 6 1 7 757 38 795 7.9 26.3 8.8
WILSON 4 10 14 628 451 1,079 6.4 22.2 13.0
YADKIN 7 0 7 485 13 498 14.4 0.0 14.1
YANCEY 3 0 3 177 1 178 16.9 0.0 16.9

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, 10AUG2007