2006 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: 2.6 0.0 2.1 5.0 3.8 -7.3
2002
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
2005 2.7 -3.6 2.2 4.8 4.0 -11.1
2006 2.5 -7.4 1.9 -13.6 4.2 5.0

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, 13AUG2007