2006 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: 2005, 2006, and 2002-2006

  2005 Infant Deaths 2005 Rate 2006 Infant Deaths 2006 Rate 2002-2006 Infant Deaths 2002-2006 Rate
RESIDENCE: 1,077 8.8 1,033 8.1 5,084 8.4
NORTH CAROLINA
PCR I 79 9.8 60 7.2 299 7.5
PCR II 239 8.7 257 9.1 1,158 8.5
PCR III 195 8.1 186 7.3 938 7.9
PCR IV 185 7.0 190 6.9 929 7.2
PCR V 191 10.4 165 8.7 864 9.7
PCR VI 188 10.0 175 9.0 896 9.6
ALAMANCE 20 11.0 13 6.8 83 9.1
ALEXANDER 6 14.1 2 4.8 18 8.8
ALLEGHANY 2 18.3 0 0.0 5 10.2
ANSON 5 16.6 4 12.2 20 12.5
ASHE 3 10.9 0 0.0 10 7.6
AVERY 3 18.2 0 0.0 4 4.8
BEAUFORT 4 7.1 5 8.4 25 8.5
BERTIE 4 17.4 1 4.0 13 10.8
BLADEN 11 25.1 7 14.6 31 13.7
BRUNSWICK 10 10.3 6 5.6 31 6.7
BUNCOMBE 28 10.7 16 5.8 95 7.3
BURKE 12 12.1 9 8.8 41 8.2
CABARRUS 11 4.6 17 6.8 88 7.6
CALDWELL 7 7.5 5 5.3 41 8.8
CAMDEN 0 0.0 1 9.3 1 2.0
CARTERET 2 2.9 6 9.1 22 7.0
CASWELL 3 11.5 2 9.7 8 6.7
CATAWBA 18 9.0 14 6.8 70 6.9
CHATHAM 7 9.4 4 5.3 28 7.8
CHEROKEE 0 0.0 6 19.9 16 11.7
CHOWAN 5 28.7 1 5.4 8 9.2
CLAY 1 11.4 1 11.1 4 9.0
CLEVELAND 15 13.1 5 4.3 53 9.0
COLUMBUS 6 8.1 9 12.4 42 11.2
CRAVEN 11 7.2 12 7.4 51 6.5
CUMBERLAND 67 12.1 59 10.6 305 11.3
CURRITUCK 3 11.7 4 16.5 11 9.1
DARE 5 10.9 0 0.0 14 6.4
DAVIDSON 14 7.3 20 10.4 82 8.6
DAVIE 4 8.7 2 4.2 18 8.2
DUPLIN 7 8.4 3 3.6 29 7.3
DURHAM 24 5.9 30 7.2 133 6.7
EDGECOMBE 11 15.3 6 8.6 43 11.8
FORSYTH 42 8.9 57 11.4 220 9.4
FRANKLIN 5 7.1 6 8.1 23 6.6
GASTON 25 9.8 33 11.8 116 8.9
GATES 1 7.9 3 22.2 6 10.2
GRAHAM 1 9.3 0 0.0 2 3.9
GRANVILLE 3 4.7 6 9.1 22 7.1
GREENE 4 14.9 0 0.0 19 15.2
GUILFORD 57 9.5 65 10.6 283 9.5
HALIFAX 9 13.0 13 18.6 53 14.7
HARNETT 15 10.1 16 10.2 71 9.7
HAYWOOD 2 3.4 6 10.7 20 7.0
HENDERSON 12 10.1 7 5.7 37 6.4
HERTFORD 6 18.5 5 16.4 23 15.2
HOKE 9 11.8 2 2.3 35 9.4
HYDE 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 3.3
IREDELL 13 6.5 17 8.5 73 7.8
JACKSON 3 7.4 3 7.3 12 6.4
JOHNSTON 7 3.0 13 5.6 74 6.6
JONES 0 0.0 2 18.9 4 8.5
LEE 8 9.4 8 8.2 36 8.3
LENOIR 13 15.5 5 6.3 45 11.4
LINCOLN 4 4.6 5 5.6 21 4.8
MCDOWELL 5 9.7 4 7.1 22 8.5
MACON 5 14.1 0 0.0 13 7.7
MADISON 1 5.2 1 5.2 2 1.9
MARTIN 7 24.6 3 9.4 17 11.1
MECKLENBURG 113 8.4 92 6.4 508 7.7
MITCHELL 4 26.1 0 0.0 6 7.4
MONTGOMERY 6 15.4 0 0.0 16 8.3
MOORE 12 12.2 4 4.2 34 7.2
NASH 6 5.0 15 12.3 54 9.0
NEW HANOVER 6 2.5 14 5.7 49 4.4
NORTHAMPTON 3 12.3 5 18.7 23 19.2
ONSLOW 24 7.5 23 6.5 129 7.9
ORANGE 9 6.5 3 2.3 46 6.9
PAMLICO 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 7.1
PASQUOTANK 3 5.4 3 5.3 19 7.3
PENDER 4 7.8 1 1.8 17 6.9
PERQUIMANS 3 21.0 1 8.3 10 16.0
PERSON 6 13.3 5 10.6 24 10.5
PITT 19 9.4 31 14.1 109 10.6
POLK 4 22.7 1 6.8 7 8.6
RANDOLPH 10 5.8 12 6.8 57 6.4
RICHMOND 6 9.4 4 6.1 38 12.3
ROBESON 22 10.5 35 16.2 123 11.9
ROCKINGHAM 11 10.4 16 14.9 52 9.6
ROWAN 12 7.4 13 7.3 73 8.7
RUTHERFORD 8 10.9 5 6.7 37 9.8
SAMPSON 10 10.8 6 6.4 44 9.7
SCOTLAND 7 14.3 2 3.7 28 11.2
STANLY 6 8.7 5 6.9 41 11.3
STOKES 8 17.2 2 4.2 17 7.0
SURRY 5 5.7 5 5.5 27 6.0
SWAIN 0 0.0 4 21.3 8 8.9
TRANSYLVANIA 4 13.5 3 9.6 14 9.9
TYRRELL 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 8.7
UNION 16 6.1 25 9.6 91 7.3
VANCE 8 12.1 7 9.4 49 14.3
WAKE 85 6.9 90 7.0 389 6.6
WARREN 0 0.0 3 12.4 14 13.4
WASHINGTON 3 17.5 1 5.4 7 8.1
WATAUGA 0 0.0 4 10.4 15 8.4
WAYNE 22 12.1 12 6.8 86 9.9
WILKES 6 7.5 7 8.8 32 7.9
WILSON 13 12.4 14 13.0 68 12.9
YADKIN 6 13.0 7 14.1 20 8.6
YANCEY 1 5.5 3 16.9 4 4.6

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