2009 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 4
Infant Death Rates and Annual Percent Changes by Race

  Total Rate % Change White Rate % Change Minority Rate % Change
Year: 8.8 0.0 6.4 3.2 14.9 -4.5
2005
2006 8.1 -8.0 6.0 -6.3 13.6 -8.7
2007 8.5 4.9 6.3 5.0 13.9 2.2
2008 8.2 -3.5 6.0 -4.8 13.5 -2.9
2009 7.9 -3.7 5.4 -10.0 14.1 4.4

Infant Deaths (under 1 year of age) per 1,000 live births.
Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 20AUG2010