2012 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: 2011, 2012, and 2008-2012

Residence: 2011
Infant Deaths
2011 Rate   2012
Infant Deaths
2012 Rate   2008-2012
Infant Deaths
2008-2012
Rate
 
NORTH CAROLINA 866 7.2   883 7.4   4675 7.5  
PCR I 49 6.5   43 5.7   227 5.8  
PCR II 186 7.3   199 7.7   1088 8.2  
PCR III 139 5.8   143 6.0   773 6.3  
PCR IV 189 7.3   193 7.5   913 6.8  
PCR V 152 8.1   137 7.6   799 8.5  
PCR VI 151 8.0   168 8.9   875 9.1  
ALAMANCE 11 6.6   15 8.5   67 7.3  
ALEXANDER 2 6.3 * 2 5.2 * 10 5.3  
ALLEGHANY 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 2 4.2 *
ANSON 1 3.5 * 4 16.4 * 10 7.2  
ASHE 0 0.0 * 2 7.8 * 5 3.9 *
AVERY 3 21.1 * 1 7.0 * 8 10.3 *
BEAUFORT 3 6.1 * 4 7.9 * 17 6.3  
BERTIE 0 0.0 * 3 16.8 * 15 14.1  
BLADEN 3 8.8 * 3 8.1 * 15 8.0  
BRUNSWICK 8 7.6 * 10 9.7   38 7.0  
BUNCOMBE 13 5.1   13 5.0   70 5.3  
BURKE 7 8.1 * 4 4.5 * 39 8.4  
CABARRUS 10 4.4   10 4.4   52 4.3  
CALDWELL 5 6.2 * 6 7.7 * 41 10.0  
CAMDEN 1 11.8 * 0 0.0 * 4 8.8 *
CARTERET 4 6.3 * 5 8.3 * 22 7.2  
CASWELL 4 17.4 * 0 0.0 * 9 8.6 *
CATAWBA 9 5.1 * 6 3.3 * 59 6.3  
CHATHAM 5 7.8 * 4 6.6 * 17 5.1  
CHEROKEE 3 12.6 * 1 4.8 * 10 8.4  
CHOWAN 3 17.3 * 1 6.9 * 7 8.4 *
CLAY 1 12.7 * 0 0.0 * 4 9.5 *
CLEVELAND 13 11.9   8 7.3 * 51 8.9  
COLUMBUS 6 9.2 * 2 3.2 * 37 11.0  
CRAVEN 12 7.3   15 9.2   69 8.2  
CUMBERLAND 44 7.2   43 7.8   253 8.6  
CURRITUCK 2 8.6 * 2 9.6 * 10 8.8  
DARE 2 5.5 * 2 5.1 * 8 4.1 *
DAVIDSON 9 5.2 * 23 13.8   78 8.6  
DAVIE 3 7.9 * 2 4.9 * 10 4.8  
DUPLIN 3 3.7 * 6 8.0 * 36 9.1  
DURHAM 27 6.4   34 7.9   150 6.9  
EDGECOMBE 6 9.2 * 5 7.4 * 31 8.7  
FORSYTH 46 10.0   47 10.2   238 10.0  
FRANKLIN 5 7.6 * 8 11.9 * 29 8.4  
GASTON 13 5.1   24 9.6   112 8.5  
GATES 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 4 7.1 *
GRAHAM 0 0.0 * 1 10.4 * 3 6.5 *
GRANVILLE 4 7.2 * 4 7.1 * 14 4.7  
GREENE 2 8.5 * 0 0.0 * 12 10.1  
GUILFORD 45 7.4   49 7.9   278 9.0  
HALIFAX 9 15.6 * 7 11.9 * 37 11.9  
HARNETT 11 6.2   16 9.0   72 8.3  
HAYWOOD 0 0.0 * 4 7.3 * 11 3.9  
HENDERSON 3 2.8 * 7 6.6 * 28 5.0  
HERTFORD 2 8.2 * 3 12.9 * 20 14.7  
HOKE 8 7.9 * 6 6.4 * 33 7.1  
HYDE 3 57.7 * 0 0.0 * 3 11.7 *
IREDELL 8 4.6 * 10 5.8   59 6.4  
JACKSON 5 12.7 * 3 8.2 * 16 7.9  
JOHNSTON 13 5.7   17 7.7   77 6.6  
JONES 4 33.9 * 0 0.0 * 9 18.5 *
LEE 12 14.5   8 9.7 * 38 8.7  
LENOIR 3 4.5 * 6 9.2 * 35 10.0  
LINCOLN 8 10.1 * 4 5.4 * 34 8.2  
MCDOWELL 3 6.6 * 2 4.4 * 11 4.6  
MACON 4 12.9 * 0 0.0 * 10 5.8  
MADISON 2 11.0 * 1 5.0 * 8 8.6 *
MARTIN 0 0.0 * 1 4.3 * 12 9.0  
MECKLENBURG 80 5.8   74 5.3   418 5.9  
MITCHELL 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 1 1.3 *
MONTGOMERY 6 17.0 * 4 12.3 * 21 12.2  
MOORE 7 7.2 * 3 3.1 * 27 5.6  
NASH 7 6.4 * 11 9.9   55 9.3  
NEW HANOVER 9 4.0 * 9 4.0 * 52 4.5  
NORTHAMPTON 1 5.7 * 2 9.5 * 8 7.6 *
ONSLOW 31 7.1   34 7.7   144 6.9  
ORANGE 8 6.1 * 7 5.4 * 36 5.5  
PAMLICO 0 0.0 * 2 20.4 * 7 13.6 *
PASQUOTANK 3 6.2 * 2 4.2 * 27 10.4  
PENDER 3 4.9 * 3 5.1 * 18 6.1  
PERQUIMANS 1 7.5 * 1 7.9 * 11 16.7  
PERSON 4 9.8 * 4 10.8 * 14 6.5  
PITT 21 9.8   25 11.5   124 11.2  
POLK 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 5 7.1 *
RANDOLPH 6 3.8 * 12 7.3   52 6.2  
RICHMOND 8 13.3 * 7 13.5 * 26 8.6  
ROBESON 19 10.1   18 9.8   127 12.5  
ROCKINGHAM 11 12.4   13 13.7   51 10.5  
ROWAN 9 5.9 * 9 5.7 * 56 6.9  
RUTHERFORD 6 8.5 * 4 6.0 * 27 7.6  
SAMPSON 13 15.5   6 7.0 * 52 11.9  
SCOTLAND 7 15.3 * 7 15.4 * 28 11.5  
STANLY 2 3.1 * 5 7.9 * 24 7.1  
STOKES 5 12.5 * 1 2.5 * 18 8.5  
SURRY 7 9.1 * 3 3.8 * 38 9.2  
SWAIN 4 20.4 * 2 10.3 * 7 7.5 *
TRANSYLVANIA 2 7.6 * 3 12.3 * 9 6.5 *
TYRRELL 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 2 8.9 *
UNION 12 5.0   14 5.9   72 5.7  
VANCE 4 7.0 * 3 5.2 * 25 8.3  
WAKE 91 7.3   87 7.1   427 6.7  
WARREN 1 5.8 * 2 11.9 * 10 10.6  
WASHINGTON 1 7.2 * 0 0.0 * 10 13.9  
WATAUGA 1 2.8 * 0 0.0 * 4 2.2 *
WAYNE 20 11.6   17 9.5   90 10.5  
WILKES 8 11.9 * 6 8.6 * 28 7.9  
WILSON 7 7.0 * 14 15.3   46 8.8  
YADKIN 2 5.0 * 3 7.3 * 14 6.6  
YANCEY 3 17.5 * 2 11.5 * 7 8.0 *

*TECHNICAL NOTE: RATES BASED ON SMALL NUMBERS (FEWER THAN 10) ARE UNSTABLE
Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 06SEP2013