2007 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: 2006, 2007, and 2003-2007

  2006 Infant Deaths 2006 Rate 2007 Infant Deaths 2007 Rate 2003-2007 Infant Deaths 2003-2007 Rate
RESIDENCE: 1,033 8.1 1,107 8.5 5,234 8.4
NORTH CAROLINA
PCR I 60 7.2 54 6.4 305 7.6
PCR II 257 9.1 264 9.2 1,189 8.6
PCR III 186 7.3 178 6.8 951 7.8
PCR IV 190 6.9 226 8.0 983 7.4
PCR V 165 8.7 184 9.4 881 9.6
PCR VI 175 9.0 201 10.1 925 9.7
ALAMANCE 13 6.8 14 6.9 78 8.3
ALEXANDER 2 4.8 4 9.0 20 9.5
ALLEGHANY 0 0.0 2 17.9 6 12.0
ANSON 4 12.2 1 3.3 19 12.0
ASHE 0 0.0 1 3.4 8 5.8
AVERY 0 0.0 2 10.1 5 5.7
BEAUFORT 5 8.4 2 3.3 17 5.8
BERTIE 1 4.0 7 30.0 17 14.4
BLADEN 7 14.6 3 7.1 29 12.9
BRUNSWICK 6 5.6 11 9.5 38 7.6
BUNCOMBE 16 5.8 13 4.5 90 6.8
BURKE 9 8.8 6 5.9 40 8.0
CABARRUS 17 6.8 12 4.6 84 7.0
CALDWELL 5 5.3 3 3.2 35 7.5
CAMDEN 1 9.3 1 9.1 2 3.8
CARTERET 6 9.1 1 1.6 20 6.2
CASWELL 2 9.7 7 33.3 14 12.3
CATAWBA 14 6.8 17 8.1 75 7.4
CHATHAM 4 5.3 9 12.3 32 8.8
CHEROKEE 6 19.9 2 9.0 17 12.9
CHOWAN 1 5.4 0 0.0 8 9.0
CLAY 1 11.1 1 15.2 5 11.9
CLEVELAND 5 4.3 15 12.5 60 10.2
COLUMBUS 9 12.4 8 10.0 43 11.4
CRAVEN 12 7.4 18 11.2 62 7.9
CUMBERLAND 59 10.6 55 9.7 299 11.0
CURRITUCK 4 16.5 7 26.0 16 12.7
DARE 0 0.0 5 12.3 16 7.1
DAVIDSON 20 10.4 18 9.4 83 8.7
DAVIE 2 4.2 4 9.3 15 6.8
DUPLIN 3 3.6 9 10.6 28 6.9
DURHAM 30 7.2 30 6.9 128 6.3
EDGECOMBE 6 8.6 15 17.9 50 13.3
FORSYTH 57 11.4 57 11.1 236 9.8
FRANKLIN 6 8.1 2 2.9 23 6.6
GASTON 33 11.8 32 11.2 132 10.0
GATES 3 22.2 0 0.0 6 10.0
GRAHAM 0 0.0 2 20.2 4 7.8
GRANVILLE 6 9.1 3 4.8 22 7.0
GREENE 0 0.0 5 19.2 19 14.9
GUILFORD 65 10.6 60 9.5 288 9.5
HALIFAX 13 18.6 11 15.1 60 16.8
HARNETT 16 10.2 12 7.4 71 9.4
HAYWOOD 6 10.7 7 11.7 24 8.4
HENDERSON 7 5.7 9 7.2 42 7.1
HERTFORD 5 16.4 5 17.1 26 17.0
HOKE 2 2.3 7 8.8 33 8.6
HYDE 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 3.4
IREDELL 17 8.5 11 5.5 66 6.9
JACKSON 3 7.3 5 11.8 16 8.2
JOHNSTON 13 5.6 22 8.9 80 6.9
JONES 2 18.9 2 20.8 5 10.5
LEE 8 8.2 5 5.6 37 8.4
LENOIR 5 6.3 5 6.3 44 11.3
LINCOLN 5 5.6 2 2.3 16 3.6
MCDOWELL 4 7.1 2 3.9 19 7.3
MACON 0 0.0 3 7.3 13 7.2
MADISON 1 5.2 1 5.2 3 2.9
MARTIN 3 9.4 1 3.7 15 10.0
MECKLENBURG 92 6.4 96 6.5 507 7.4
MITCHELL 0 0.0 1 6.1 7 8.7
MONTGOMERY 0 0.0 5 12.2 17 8.7
MOORE 4 4.2 11 10.8 39 8.1
NASH 15 12.3 18 14.1 61 10.0
NEW HANOVER 14 5.7 9 3.6 51 4.4
NORTHAMPTON 5 18.7 2 8.2 19 15.4
ONSLOW 23 6.5 38 10.3 141 8.3
ORANGE 3 2.3 16 11.8 54 8.1
PAMLICO 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 5.3
PASQUOTANK 3 5.3 5 8.7 19 7.0
PENDER 1 1.8 6 9.7 18 6.9
PERQUIMANS 1 8.3 0 0.0 9 13.9
PERSON 5 10.6 5 10.4 26 11.4
PITT 31 14.1 15 6.4 103 9.7
POLK 1 6.8 1 6.8 8 10.0
RANDOLPH 12 6.8 21 11.1 61 6.8
RICHMOND 4 6.1 6 8.5 38 11.8
ROBESON 35 16.2 33 14.6 128 12.2
ROCKINGHAM 16 14.9 9 8.1 50 9.3
ROWAN 13 7.3 10 5.5 70 8.2
RUTHERFORD 5 6.7 2 2.6 29 7.6
SAMPSON 6 6.4 11 11.6 47 10.2
SCOTLAND 2 3.7 7 12.5 30 11.7
STANLY 5 6.9 5 6.7 41 11.3
STOKES 2 4.2 8 17.6 24 10.0
SURRY 5 5.5 13 14.0 36 8.0
SWAIN 4 21.3 1 5.2 9 9.7
TRANSYLVANIA 3 9.6 3 10.1 14 9.8
TYRRELL 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 8.0
UNION 25 9.6 15 5.3 92 7.1
VANCE 7 9.4 13 18.2 51 14.8
WAKE 90 7.0 97 7.3 426 6.9
WARREN 3 12.4 3 13.0 12 11.0
WASHINGTON 1 5.4 2 10.5 6 6.7
WATAUGA 4 10.4 6 14.9 19 10.2
WAYNE 12 6.8 12 6.7 82 9.3
WILKES 7 8.8 6 7.2 31 7.7
WILSON 14 13.0 15 13.1 68 12.7
YADKIN 7 14.1 6 12.8 21 9.0
YANCEY 3 16.9 1 5.3 5 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, 30JUL2008