2009 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: 2008, 2009, and 2005-2009

  2008 Infant Deaths 2008 Rate 2009 Infant Deaths 2009 Rate 2005-2009 Infant
Deaths
2005-2009
Rate
RESIDENCE: 1,066 8.2 1,006 7.9 5,289 8.3
NORTH CAROLINA
PCR I 49 6.0 42 5.2 284 6.9
PCR II 246 8.6 239 8.8 1,245 8.9
PCR III 178 6.8 175 6.9 912 7.2
PCR IV 178 6.2 210 7.7 989 7.2
PCR V 191 9.9 166 8.6 897 9.4
PCR VI 224 11.4 174 8.9 962 9.9
ALAMANCE 12 6.0 17 9.0 76 7.9
ALEXANDER 2 5.0 2 5.0 16 7.6
ALLEGHANY 0 0.0 1 9.1 5 9.4
ANSON 1 3.2 4 14.7 15 9.9
ASHE 2 7.5 0 0.0 6 4.3
AVERY 1 6.3 0 0.0 6 6.9
BEAUFORT 2 3.6 2 3.4 15 5.2
BERTIE 5 19.4 4 17.5 21 17.5
BLADEN 3 7.3 4 10.6 28 13.1
BRUNSWICK 8 6.8 8 7.2 43 7.8
BUNCOMBE 16 5.8 12 4.5 85 6.2
BURKE 9 8.3 13 13.4 49 9.7
CABARRUS 9 3.3 17 6.7 66 5.2
CALDWELL 7 8.0 8 9.6 30 6.7
CAMDEN 1 10.8 0 0.0 3 5.9
CARTERET 3 5.0 3 5.1 15 4.7
CASWELL 1 4.4 2 9.6 15 13.5
CATAWBA 13 6.4 14 7.4 76 7.5
CHATHAM 1 1.3 4 5.9 25 6.8
CHEROKEE 2 7.8 2 7.7 12 9.1
CHOWAN 3 16.9 0 0.0 9 9.7
CLAY 1 11.4 1 10.6 5 11.7
CLEVELAND 8 6.5 13 10.8 56 9.4
COLUMBUS 10 13.6 7 10.2 40 10.9
CRAVEN 14 8.1 16 9.5 71 8.7
CUMBERLAND 62 10.9 59 9.5 302 10.5
CURRITUCK 3 13.6 1 4.4 18 14.8
DARE 1 2.4 1 2.6 12 5.6
DAVIDSON 16 8.0 23 12.2 91 9.4
DAVIE 1 2.2 2 4.3 13 5.7
DUPLIN 11 13.6 6 7.3 36 8.7
DURHAM 31 6.7 37 8.4 152 7.0
EDGECOMBE 10 12.7 6 8.5 48 12.8
FORSYTH 61 12.0 48 9.9 265 10.7
FRANKLIN 7 9.0 8 12.4 28 7.8
GASTON 26 9.6 28 10.3 144 10.5
GATES 2 16.3 1 10.3 7 11.6
GRAHAM 1 10.0 0 0.0 4 8.1
GRANVILLE 3 4.8 2 3.1 17 5.4
GREENE 6 26.9 3 11.5 18 14.3
GUILFORD 63 9.9 64 10.4 309 10.0
HALIFAX 10 15.0 6 9.2 49 14.2
HARNETT 17 10.4 14 8.1 74 9.2
HAYWOOD 3 5.1 2 3.4 20 6.8
HENDERSON 5 4.0 5 4.2 38 6.2
HERTFORD 8 24.0 6 20.0 30 19.3
HOKE 9 10.3 7 7.5 34 8.0
HYDE 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
IREDELL 8 4.0 15 7.9 64 6.5
JACKSON 2 5.2 4 8.9 17 8.2
JOHNSTON 16 6.3 16 6.6 74 6.1
JONES 1 11.8 2 20.8 7 14.5
LEE 4 4.1 9 10.5 34 7.4
LENOIR 14 18.9 2 2.6 39 10.0
LINCOLN 10 10.8 7 8.0 28 6.3
MCDOWELL 3 5.5 3 6.3 17 6.5
MACON 1 2.6 3 8.6 12 6.4
MADISON 2 10.2 2 10.9 7 7.3
MARTIN 4 12.6 5 16.8 20 13.5
MECKLENBURG 98 6.6 88 6.1 487 6.8
MITCHELL 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 6.2
MONTGOMERY 4 10.3 2 6.3 17 8.9
MOORE 7 6.9 5 5.4 39 8.0
NASH 17 13.4 13 10.2 69 11.1
NEW HANOVER 12 4.9 11 4.7 52 4.3
NORTHAMPTON 1 4.2 1 4.6 12 9.9
ONSLOW 32 8.7 28 6.9 145 8.0
ORANGE 11 8.0 7 5.4 46 6.9
PAMLICO 1 8.9 2 18.0 3 5.4
PASQUOTANK 9 15.6 8 15.2 28 10.0
PENDER 1 1.8 4 6.8 16 5.7
PERQUIMANS 3 22.2 2 15.3 9 13.4
PERSON 3 6.2 3 6.4 22 9.3
PITT 34 14.5 24 10.4 123 11.0
POLK 3 19.6 1 6.1 10 12.7
RANDOLPH 12 6.6 13 7.6 68 7.6
RICHMOND 5 7.4 3 4.8 24 7.3
ROBESON 36 16.2 29 13.6 155 14.2
ROCKINGHAM 9 8.6 11 10.5 56 10.5
ROWAN 11 6.0 9 5.3 55 6.3
RUTHERFORD 7 9.9 6 8.2 28 7.5
SAMPSON 12 13.3 10 11.0 49 10.6
SCOTLAND 5 9.7 3 6.1 24 9.2
STANLY 9 13.0 3 4.1 28 7.8
STOKES 6 13.4 1 2.4 25 11.0
SURRY 15 16.4 8 9.3 46 10.3
SWAIN 1 5.3 0 0.0 6 6.5
TRANSYLVANIA 1 3.4 1 3.2 12 7.9
TYRRELL 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
UNION 17 6.1 15 5.9 88 6.6
VANCE 7 11.2 4 6.4 39 11.6
WAKE 80 5.9 99 7.6 451 6.9
WARREN 2 10.9 2 9.7 10 9.4
WASHINGTON 2 12.8 2 11.7 10 11.4
WATAUGA 2 5.0 0 0.0 12 6.3
WAYNE 19 10.7 22 13.2 87 9.9
WILKES 5 6.4 5 7.1 29 7.4
WILSON 8 6.8 8 7.4 58 10.5
YADKIN 3 6.4 2 4.7 24 10.3
YANCEY 1 5.6 0 0.0 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, 20AUG2010