2008 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: 2007, 2008, and 2004-2008

  2007 Infant Deaths 2007 Rate 2008 Infant Deaths 2008 Rate 2004-2008 Infant Deaths 2004-2008 Rate
RESIDENCE: 1,107 8.5 1,066 8.2 5,333 8.4
NORTH CAROLINA
PCR I 54 6.4 49 6.0 289 7.1
PCR II 264 9.2 246 8.6 1,231 8.8
PCR III 178 6.8 178 6.8 953 7.6
PCR IV 226 8.0 178 6.2 984 7.2
PCR V 184 9.4 191 9.9 909 9.7
PCR VI 201 10.1 224 11.4 967 10.0
ALAMANCE 14 6.9 12 6.0 74 7.8
ALEXANDER 4 9.0 2 5.0 19 9.1
ALLEGHANY 2 17.9 0 0.0 6 11.5
ANSON 1 3.3 1 3.2 14 9.1
ASHE 1 3.4 2 7.5 7 5.1
AVERY 2 10.1 1 6.3 6 7.0
BEAUFORT 2 3.3 2 3.6 14 4.8
BERTIE 7 30.0 5 19.4 19 15.8
BLADEN 3 7.1 3 7.3 30 13.5
BRUNSWICK 11 9.5 8 6.8 41 7.8
BUNCOMBE 13 4.5 16 5.8 87 6.4
BURKE 6 5.9 9 8.3 41 8.0
CABARRUS 12 4.6 9 3.3 69 5.5
CALDWELL 3 3.2 7 8.0 33 7.1
CAMDEN 1 9.1 1 10.8 3 5.8
CARTERET 1 1.6 3 5.0 18 5.6
CASWELL 7 33.3 1 4.4 14 12.6
CATAWBA 17 8.1 13 6.4 72 7.1
CHATHAM 9 12.3 1 1.3 29 7.8
CHEROKEE 2 9.0 2 7.8 12 9.1
CHOWAN 0 0.0 3 16.9 10 10.8
CLAY 1 15.2 1 11.4 5 12.0
CLEVELAND 15 12.5 8 6.5 57 9.6
COLUMBUS 8 10.0 10 13.6 42 11.2
CRAVEN 18 11.2 14 8.1 68 8.4
CUMBERLAND 55 9.7 62 10.9 299 10.8
CURRITUCK 7 26.0 3 13.6 17 13.6
DARE 5 12.3 1 2.4 14 6.2
DAVIDSON 18 9.4 16 8.0 82 8.5
DAVIE 4 9.3 1 2.2 14 6.3
DUPLIN 9 10.6 11 13.6 35 8.5
DURHAM 30 6.9 31 6.7 141 6.7
EDGECOMBE 15 17.9 10 12.7 53 13.9
FORSYTH 57 11.1 61 12.0 263 10.7
FRANKLIN 2 2.9 7 9.0 25 6.9
GASTON 32 11.2 26 9.6 136 10.1
GATES 0 0.0 2 16.3 7 11.3
GRAHAM 2 20.2 1 10.0 5 9.9
GRANVILLE 3 4.8 3 4.8 20 6.3
GREENE 5 19.2 6 26.9 21 16.7
GUILFORD 60 9.5 63 9.9 305 9.9
HALIFAX 11 15.1 10 15.0 59 16.8
HARNETT 12 7.4 17 10.4 73 9.4
HAYWOOD 7 11.7 3 5.1 21 7.3
HENDERSON 9 7.2 5 4.0 39 6.5
HERTFORD 5 17.1 8 24.0 27 17.2
HOKE 7 8.8 9 10.3 34 8.5
HYDE 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
IREDELL 11 5.5 8 4.0 57 5.9
JACKSON 5 11.8 2 5.2 14 7.1
JOHNSTON 22 8.9 16 6.3 76 6.3
JONES 2 20.8 1 11.8 5 10.5
LEE 5 5.6 4 4.1 36 8.0
LENOIR 5 6.3 14 18.9 46 11.7
LINCOLN 2 2.3 10 10.8 24 5.4
MCDOWELL 2 3.9 3 5.5 18 6.9
MACON 3 7.3 1 2.6 12 6.5
MADISON 1 5.2 2 10.2 5 5.0
MARTIN 1 3.7 4 12.6 16 10.6
MECKLENBURG 96 6.5 98 6.6 518 7.3
MITCHELL 1 6.1 0 0.0 6 7.3
MONTGOMERY 5 12.2 4 10.3 17 8.7
MOORE 11 10.8 7 6.9 40 8.1
NASH 18 14.1 17 13.4 70 11.3
NEW HANOVER 9 3.6 12 4.9 52 4.4
NORTHAMPTON 2 8.2 1 4.2 14 11.5
ONSLOW 38 10.3 32 8.7 140 8.0
ORANGE 16 11.8 11 8.0 55 8.2
PAMLICO 0 0.0 1 8.9 3 5.3
PASQUOTANK 5 8.7 9 15.6 23 8.3
PENDER 6 9.7 1 1.8 15 5.5
PERQUIMANS 0 0.0 3 22.2 9 13.8
PERSON 5 10.4 3 6.2 23 9.9
PITT 15 6.4 34 14.5 114 10.4
POLK 1 6.8 3 19.6 11 14.0
RANDOLPH 21 11.1 12 6.6 61 6.8
RICHMOND 6 8.5 5 7.4 35 10.7
ROBESON 33 14.6 36 16.2 152 14.1
ROCKINGHAM 9 8.1 9 8.6 49 9.2
ROWAN 10 5.5 11 6.0 69 8.0
RUTHERFORD 2 2.6 7 9.9 28 7.4
SAMPSON 11 11.6 12 13.3 48 10.5
SCOTLAND 7 12.5 5 9.7 31 12.0
STANLY 5 6.7 9 13.0 38 10.5
STOKES 8 17.6 6 13.4 28 12.0
SURRY 13 14.0 15 16.4 43 9.6
SWAIN 1 5.2 1 5.3 7 7.4
TRANSYLVANIA 3 10.1 1 3.4 13 8.9
TYRRELL 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 7.8
UNION 15 5.3 17 6.1 97 7.3
VANCE 13 18.2 7 11.2 48 14.1
WAKE 97 7.3 80 5.9 434 6.8
WARREN 3 13.0 2 10.9 9 8.6
WASHINGTON 2 10.5 2 12.8 8 9.0
WATAUGA 6 14.9 2 5.0 20 10.5
WAYNE 12 6.7 19 10.7 84 9.4
WILKES 6 7.2 5 6.4 33 8.3
WILSON 15 13.1 8 6.8 68 12.3
YADKIN 6 12.8 3 6.4 23 9.7
YANCEY 1 5.3 1 5.6 6 6.6

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