2009 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 1
North Carolina 2009 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: 487 519 1,006 90,005 36,780 126,785 5.4 14.1 7.9
NORTH CAROLINA
PCR I 36 6 42 7,275 770 8,045 4.9 7.8 5.2
PCR II 129 110 239 20,822 6,279 27,101 6.2 17.5 8.8
PCR III 73 102 175 17,562 7,780 25,342 4.2 13.1 6.9
PCR IV 99 111 210 19,206 8,153 27,359 5.2 13.6 7.7
PCR V 79 87 166 12,541 6,816 19,357 6.3 12.8 8.6
PCR VI 71 103 174 12,599 6,982 19,581 5.6 14.8 8.9
ALAMANCE 9 8 17 1,426 458 1,884 6.3 17.5 9.0
ALEXANDER 1 1 2 366 37 403 2.7 27.0 5.0
ALLEGHANY 1 0 1 110 0 110 9.1 0.0 9.1
ANSON 1 3 4 106 166 272 9.4 18.1 14.7
ASHE 0 0 0 257 4 261 0.0 0.0 0.0
AVERY 0 0 0 156 3 159 0.0 0.0 0.0
BEAUFORT 0 2 2 382 204 586 0.0 9.8 3.4
BERTIE 1 3 4 57 171 228 17.5 17.5 17.5
BLADEN 0 4 4 240 138 378 0.0 29.0 10.6
BRUNSWICK 6 2 8 937 175 1,112 6.4 11.4 7.2
BUNCOMBE 10 2 12 2,383 292 2,675 4.2 6.8 4.5
BURKE 10 3 13 847 123 970 11.8 24.4 13.4
CABARRUS 9 8 17 2,015 520 2,535 4.5 15.4 6.7
CALDWELL 6 2 8 782 54 836 7.7 37.0 9.6
CAMDEN 0 0 0 90 11 101 0.0 0.0 0.0
CARTERET 3 0 3 528 57 585 5.7 0.0 5.1
CASWELL 1 1 2 140 68 208 7.1 14.7 9.6
CATAWBA 8 6 14 1,601 302 1,903 5.0 19.9 7.4
CHATHAM 4 0 4 607 68 675 6.6 0.0 5.9
CHEROKEE 2 0 2 244 16 260 8.2 0.0 7.7
CHOWAN 0 0 0 105 82 187 0.0 0.0 0.0
CLAY 1 0 1 89 5 94 11.2 0.0 10.6
CLEVELAND 8 5 13 877 323 1,200 9.1 15.5 10.8
COLUMBUS 2 5 7 431 255 686 4.6 19.6 10.2
CRAVEN 9 7 16 1,222 454 1,676 7.4 15.4 9.5
CUMBERLAND 29 30 59 3,726 2,470 6,196 7.8 12.1 9.5
CURRITUCK 1 0 1 216 12 228 4.6 0.0 4.4
DARE 1 0 1 361 22 383 2.8 0.0 2.6
DAVIDSON 17 6 23 1,632 255 1,887 10.4 23.5 12.2
DAVIE 2 0 2 437 29 466 4.6 0.0 4.3
DUPLIN 4 2 6 631 190 821 6.3 10.5 7.3
DURHAM 16 21 37 2,593 1,830 4,423 6.2 11.5 8.4
EDGECOMBE 2 4 6 239 465 704 8.4 8.6 8.5
FORSYTH 22 26 48 3,349 1,485 4,834 6.6 17.5 9.9
FRANKLIN 3 5 8 461 185 646 6.5 27.0 12.4
GASTON 13 15 28 2,141 587 2,728 6.1 25.6 10.3
GATES 1 0 1 56 41 97 17.9 0.0 10.3
GRAHAM 0 0 0 67 15 82 0.0 0.0 0.0
GRANVILLE 2 0 2 421 216 637 4.8 0.0 3.1
GREENE 0 3 3 155 106 261 0.0 28.3 11.5
GUILFORD 17 47 64 3,349 2,801 6,150 5.1 16.8 10.4
HALIFAX 1 5 6 204 449 653 4.9 11.1 9.2
HARNETT 6 8 14 1,337 393 1,730 4.5 20.4 8.1
HAYWOOD 2 0 2 565 21 586 3.5 0.0 3.4
HENDERSON 5 0 5 1,101 82 1,183 4.5 0.0 4.2
HERTFORD 0 6 6 80 220 300 0.0 27.3 20.0
HOKE 1 6 7 635 296 931 1.6 20.3 7.5
HYDE 0 0 0 29 13 42 0.0 0.0 0.0
IREDELL 9 6 15 1,571 335 1,906 5.7 17.9 7.9
JACKSON 3 1 4 360 87 447 8.3 11.5 8.9
JOHNSTON 10 6 16 2,012 409 2,421 5.0 14.7 6.6
JONES 1 1 2 74 22 96 13.5 45.5 20.8
LEE 6 3 9 646 213 859 9.3 14.1 10.5
LENOIR 0 2 2 422 336 758 0.0 6.0 2.6
LINCOLN 6 1 7 814 65 879 7.4 15.4 8.0
MCDOWELL 2 1 3 443 33 476 4.5 30.3 6.3
MACON 3 0 3 334 14 348 9.0 0.0 8.6
MADISON 2 0 2 183 1 184 10.9 0.0 10.9
MARTIN 2 3 5 131 166 297 15.3 18.1 16.8
MECKLENBURG 25 63 88 8,915 5,538 14,453 2.8 11.4 6.1
MITCHELL 0 0 0 145 4 149 0.0 0.0 0.0
MONTGOMERY 1 1 2 241 77 318 4.1 13.0 6.3
MOORE 3 2 5 729 193 922 4.1 10.4 5.4
NASH 4 9 13 686 583 1,269 5.8 15.4 10.2
NEW HANOVER 5 6 11 1,825 522 2,347 2.7 11.5 4.7
NORTHAMPTON 0 1 1 68 149 217 0.0 6.7 4.6
ONSLOW 18 10 28 3,341 717 4,058 5.4 13.9 6.9
ORANGE 4 3 7 986 311 1,297 4.1 9.6 5.4
PAMLICO 2 0 2 92 19 111 21.7 0.0 18.0
PASQUOTANK 2 6 8 302 224 526 6.6 26.8 15.2
PENDER 2 2 4 476 108 584 4.2 18.5 6.8
PERQUIMANS 1 1 2 96 35 131 10.4 28.6 15.3
PERSON 0 3 3 332 138 470 0.0 21.7 6.4
PITT 7 17 24 1,271 1,032 2,303 5.5 16.5 10.4
POLK 1 0 1 152 11 163 6.6 0.0 6.1
RANDOLPH 11 2 13 1,580 127 1,707 7.0 15.7 7.6
RICHMOND 1 2 3 382 240 622 2.6 8.3 4.8
ROBESON 12 17 29 752 1,377 2,129 16.0 12.3 13.6
ROCKINGHAM 7 4 11 818 230 1,048 8.6 17.4 10.5
ROWAN 5 4 9 1,338 354 1,692 3.7 11.3 5.3
RUTHERFORD 4 2 6 634 102 736 6.3 19.6 8.2
SAMPSON 9 1 10 639 268 907 14.1 3.7 11.0
SCOTLAND 2 1 3 191 304 495 10.5 3.3 6.1
STANLY 2 1 3 589 146 735 3.4 6.8 4.1
STOKES 1 0 1 408 17 425 2.5 0.0 2.4
SURRY 7 1 8 807 51 858 8.7 19.6 9.3
SWAIN 0 0 0 103 64 167 0.0 0.0 0.0
TRANSYLVANIA 1 0 1 295 21 316 3.4 0.0 3.2
TYRRELL 0 0 0 35 11 46 0.0 0.0 0.0
UNION 9 6 15 2,105 435 2,540 4.3 13.8 5.9
VANCE 2 2 4 277 346 623 7.2 5.8 6.4
WAKE 42 57 99 9,242 3,768 13,010 4.5 15.1 7.6
WARREN 0 2 2 63 143 206 0.0 14.0 9.7
WASHINGTON 0 2 2 67 104 171 0.0 19.2 11.7
WATAUGA 0 0 0 342 15 357 0.0 0.0 0.0
WAYNE 8 14 22 1,036 625 1,661 7.7 22.4 13.2
WILKES 4 1 5 660 42 702 6.1 23.8 7.1
WILSON 3 5 8 623 462 1,085 4.8 10.8 7.4
YADKIN 1 1 2 412 15 427 2.4 66.7 4.7
YANCEY 0 0 0 177 2 179 0.0 0.0 0.0

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, 19AUG2010