2008 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 1
North Carolina 2008 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: 558 508 1,066 93,228 37,530 130,758 6.0 13.5 8.2
NORTH CAROLINA
PCR I 39 10 49 7,435 789 8,224 5.2 12.7 6.0
PCR II 152 94 246 22,097 6,437 28,534 6.9 14.6 8.6
PCR III 101 77 178 18,408 7,887 26,295 5.5 9.8 6.8
PCR IV 93 85 178 20,289 8,458 28,747 4.6 10.0 6.2
PCR V 73 118 191 12,393 6,870 19,263 5.9 17.2 9.9
PCR VI 100 124 224 12,606 7,089 19,695 7.9 17.5 11.4
ALAMANCE 7 5 12 1,594 421 2,015 4.4 11.9 6.0
ALEXANDER 2 0 2 374 27 401 5.3 0.0 5.0
ALLEGHANY 0 0 0 98 0 98 0.0 0.0 0.0
ANSON 0 1 1 150 163 313 0.0 6.1 3.2
ASHE 2 0 2 267 0 267 7.5 0.0 7.5
AVERY 1 0 1 154 5 159 6.5 0.0 6.3
BEAUFORT 0 2 2 382 178 560 0.0 11.2 3.6
BERTIE 1 4 5 67 191 258 14.9 20.9 19.4
BLADEN 0 3 3 243 169 412 0.0 17.8 7.3
BRUNSWICK 6 2 8 992 178 1,170 6.0 11.2 6.8
BUNCOMBE 11 5 16 2,426 312 2,738 4.5 16.0 5.8
BURKE 7 2 9 938 140 1,078 7.5 14.3 8.3
CABARRUS 6 3 9 2,189 537 2,726 2.7 5.6 3.3
CALDWELL 5 2 7 801 73 874 6.2 27.4 8.0
CAMDEN 1 0 1 73 20 93 13.7 0.0 10.8
CARTERET 3 0 3 553 52 605 5.4 0.0 5.0
CASWELL 1 0 1 150 76 226 6.7 0.0 4.4
CATAWBA 12 1 13 1,688 329 2,017 7.1 3.0 6.4
CHATHAM 1 0 1 641 117 758 1.6 0.0 1.3
CHEROKEE 2 0 2 227 30 257 8.8 0.0 7.8
CHOWAN 1 2 3 96 81 177 10.4 24.7 16.9
CLAY 0 1 1 82 6 88 0.0 166.7 11.4
CLEVELAND 6 2 8 903 337 1,240 6.6 5.9 6.5
COLUMBUS 6 4 10 451 283 734 13.3 14.1 13.6
CRAVEN 7 7 14 1,207 527 1,734 5.8 13.3 8.1
CUMBERLAND 25 37 62 3,354 2,348 5,702 7.5 15.8 10.9
CURRITUCK 3 0 3 205 15 220 14.6 0.0 13.6
DARE 1 0 1 397 22 419 2.5 0.0 2.4
DAVIDSON 13 3 16 1,758 239 1,997 7.4 12.6 8.0
DAVIE 1 0 1 411 43 454 2.4 0.0 2.2
DUPLIN 5 6 11 629 179 808 7.9 33.5 13.6
DURHAM 10 21 31 2,682 1,942 4,624 3.7 10.8 6.7
EDGECOMBE 3 7 10 249 537 786 12.0 13.0 12.7
FORSYTH 23 38 61 3,596 1,500 5,096 6.4 25.3 12.0
FRANKLIN 3 4 7 568 213 781 5.3 18.8 9.0
GASTON 23 3 26 2,134 588 2,722 10.8 5.1 9.6
GATES 2 0 2 84 39 123 23.8 0.0 16.3
GRAHAM 0 1 1 92 8 100 0.0 125.0 10.0
GRANVILLE 2 1 3 433 187 620 4.6 5.3 4.8
GREENE 5 1 6 142 81 223 35.2 12.3 26.9
GUILFORD 26 37 63 3,536 2,845 6,381 7.4 13.0 9.9
HALIFAX 1 9 10 230 438 668 4.3 20.5 15.0
HARNETT 7 10 17 1,236 406 1,642 5.7 24.6 10.4
HAYWOOD 3 0 3 569 19 588 5.3 0.0 5.1
HENDERSON 5 0 5 1,158 79 1,237 4.3 0.0 4.0
HERTFORD 2 6 8 99 235 334 20.2 25.5 24.0
HOKE 3 6 9 565 311 876 5.3 19.3 10.3
HYDE 0 0 0 38 15 53 0.0 0.0 0.0
IREDELL 7 1 8 1,617 363 1,980 4.3 2.8 4.0
JACKSON 1 1 2 305 78 383 3.3 12.8 5.2
JOHNSTON 9 7 16 2,116 419 2,535 4.3 16.7 6.3
JONES 1 0 1 62 23 85 16.1 0.0 11.8
LEE 3 1 4 758 217 975 4.0 4.6 4.1
LENOIR 4 10 14 393 346 739 10.2 28.9 18.9
LINCOLN 8 2 10 855 75 930 9.4 26.7 10.8
MCDOWELL 3 0 3 513 33 546 5.8 0.0 5.5
MACON 1 0 1 376 13 389 2.7 0.0 2.6
MADISON 2 0 2 195 1 196 10.3 0.0 10.2
MARTIN 3 1 4 159 159 318 18.9 6.3 12.6
MECKLENBURG 41 57 98 9,285 5,617 14,902 4.4 10.1 6.6
MITCHELL 0 0 0 175 4 179 0.0 0.0 0.0
MONTGOMERY 0 4 4 302 85 387 0.0 47.1 10.3
MOORE 5 2 7 811 199 1,010 6.2 10.1 6.9
NASH 6 11 17 732 536 1,268 8.2 20.5 13.4
NEW HANOVER 4 8 12 1,892 559 2,451 2.1 14.3 4.9
NORTHAMPTON 0 1 1 80 156 236 0.0 6.4 4.2
ONSLOW 23 9 32 3,000 665 3,665 7.7 13.5 8.7
ORANGE 9 2 11 1,083 298 1,381 8.3 6.7 8.0
PAMLICO 0 1 1 88 24 112 0.0 41.7 8.9
PASQUOTANK 3 6 9 342 234 576 8.8 25.6 15.6
PENDER 1 0 1 463 104 567 2.2 0.0 1.8
PERQUIMANS 3 0 3 97 38 135 30.9 0.0 22.2
PERSON 2 1 3 314 167 481 6.4 6.0 6.2
PITT 14 20 34 1,323 1,022 2,345 10.6 19.6 14.5
POLK 3 0 3 139 14 153 21.6 0.0 19.6
RANDOLPH 11 1 12 1,698 133 1,831 6.5 7.5 6.6
RICHMOND 2 3 5 419 255 674 4.8 11.8 7.4
ROBESON 4 32 36 817 1,406 2,223 4.9 22.8 16.2
ROCKINGHAM 6 3 9 835 215 1,050 7.2 14.0 8.6
ROWAN 8 3 11 1,463 371 1,834 5.5 8.1 6.0
RUTHERFORD 6 1 7 616 94 710 9.7 10.6 9.9
SAMPSON 9 3 12 668 231 899 13.5 13.0 13.3
SCOTLAND 1 4 5 180 336 516 5.6 11.9 9.7
STANLY 5 4 9 573 121 694 8.7 33.1 13.0
STOKES 5 1 6 429 19 448 11.7 52.6 13.4
SURRY 14 1 15 873 43 916 16.0 23.3 16.4
SWAIN 0 1 1 109 79 188 0.0 12.7 5.3
TRANSYLVANIA 1 0 1 277 18 295 3.6 0.0 3.4
TYRRELL 0 0 0 33 19 52 0.0 0.0 0.0
UNION 12 5 17 2,319 449 2,768 5.2 11.1 6.1
VANCE 2 5 7 252 374 626 7.9 13.4 11.2
WAKE 43 37 80 9,630 3,912 13,542 4.5 9.5 5.9
WARREN 1 1 2 68 115 183 14.7 8.7 10.9
WASHINGTON 0 2 2 54 102 156 0.0 19.6 12.8
WATAUGA 2 0 2 387 12 399 5.2 0.0 5.0
WAYNE 7 12 19 1,128 645 1,773 6.2 18.6 10.7
WILKES 5 0 5 731 54 785 6.8 0.0 6.4
WILSON 1 7 8 664 510 1,174 1.5 13.7 6.8
YADKIN 2 1 3 443 26 469 4.5 38.5 6.4
YANCEY 1 0 1 176 1 177 5.7 0.0 5.6

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, 31JUL2009