2008-2012 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 3b
Infant Mortality Racial Disparities Between White Non-Hispanics and African-American Non-Hispanics

  White Infant Deaths African American
Infant Deaths
White Births African American
Births
White Rate African American
Rate
Disparity
Ratio
RESIDENCE: 1,918 2,064 345,340 147,135 5.6 14.0 2.50
NORTH CAROLINA
PCR I 174 21 30,819 2,026 5.6 10.4 1.86
PCR II 530 409 81,413 25,852 6.5 15.8 2.43
PCR III 273 375 64,389 31,579 4.2 11.9 2.83
PCR IV 334 432 68,904 32,401 4.8 13.3 2.77
PCR V 275 361 48,225 24,783 5.7 14.6 2.56
PCR VI 332 466 51,590 30,494 6.4 15.3 2.39
ALAMANCE 31 25 5,043 1,847 6.1 13.5 2.21
ALEXANDER 7 2 1,620 83 4.3 24.1 5.60
ALLEGHANY 2 0 383 3 5.2 0.0 0.00
ANSON 2 8 552 765 3.6 10.5 2.92
ASHE 5 0 1,176 7 4.3 0.0 0.00
AVERY 8 0 692 4 11.6 0.0 0.00
BEAUFORT 7 10 1,419 850 4.9 11.8 2.41
BERTIE 1 13 280 759 3.6 17.1 4.75
BLADEN 4 10 872 652 4.6 15.3 3.33
BRUNSWICK 26 7 4,036 677 6.4 10.3 1.61
BUNCOMBE 51 11 10,238 1,125 5.0 9.8 1.96
BURKE 29 4 3,522 232 8.2 17.2 2.10
CABARRUS 26 18 7,509 2,027 3.5 8.9 2.54
CALDWELL 30 6 3,504 216 8.6 27.8 3.23
CAMDEN 4 0 375 57 10.7 0.0 0.00
CARTERET 19 0 2,539 196 7.5 0.0 0.00
CASWELL 4 4 667 310 6.0 12.9 2.15
CATAWBA 32 16 6,218 927 5.1 17.3 3.39
CHATHAM 12 0 1,879 353 6.4 0.0 0.00
CHEROKEE 8 0 1,059 17 7.6 0.0 0.00
CHOWAN 1 5 396 382 2.5 13.1 5.24
CLAY 3 0 372 1 8.1 0.0 0.00
CLEVELAND 30 20 3,877 1,521 7.7 13.1 1.70
COLUMBUS 14 20 1,717 1,161 8.2 17.2 2.10
CRAVEN 41 22 5,372 1,855 7.6 11.9 1.57
CUMBERLAND 93 137 14,177 10,017 6.6 13.7 2.08
CURRITUCK 9 0 1,017 58 8.8 0.0 0.00
DARE 4 0 1,510 66 2.6 0.0 0.00
DAVIDSON 51 16 6,718 890 7.6 18.0 2.37
DAVIE 9 1 1,661 122 5.4 8.2 1.52
DUPLIN 12 17 1,515 875 7.9 19.4 2.46
DURHAM 31 96 8,045 7,476 3.9 12.8 3.28
EDGECOMBE 8 22 966 2,344 8.3 9.4 1.13
FORSYTH 76 128 10,846 6,714 7.0 19.1 2.73
FRANKLIN 14 13 2,026 902 6.9 14.4 2.09
GASTON 66 41 8,936 2,511 7.4 16.3 2.20
GATES 3 1 375 175 8.0 5.7 0.71
GRAHAM 2 0 385 1 5.2 0.0 0.00
GRANVILLE 9 3 1,689 893 5.3 3.4 0.64
GREENE 4 6 467 411 8.6 14.6 1.70
GUILFORD 70 163 12,683 11,990 5.5 13.6 2.47
HALIFAX 5 29 928 1,900 5.4 15.3 2.83
HARNETT 29 37 5,231 1,762 5.5 21.0 3.82
HAYWOOD 9 1 2,529 35 3.6 28.6 7.94
HENDERSON 22 1 4,019 228 5.5 4.4 0.80
HERTFORD 4 16 388 914 10.3 17.5 1.70
HOKE 10 16 2,239 1,133 4.5 14.1 3.13
HYDE 2 1 166 58 12.0 17.2 1.43
IREDELL 27 26 6,451 1,359 4.2 19.1 4.55
JACKSON 12 0 1,441 18 8.3 0.0 0.00
JOHNSTON 36 25 7,215 1,734 5.0 14.4 2.88
JONES 1 6 320 128 3.1 46.9 15.1
LEE 14 14 2,004 875 7.0 16.0 2.29
LENOIR 9 25 1,456 1,563 6.2 16.0 2.58
LINCOLN 25 8 3,373 249 7.4 32.1 4.34
MCDOWELL 9 1 2,057 69 4.4 14.5 3.30
MACON 9 0 1,338 14 6.7 0.0 0.00
MADISON 8 0 880 2 9.1 0.0 0.00
MARTIN 5 7 597 655 8.4 10.7 1.27
MECKLENBURG 86 244 29,640 22,239 2.9 11.0 3.79
MITCHELL 1 0 630 4 1.6 0.0 0.00
MONTGOMERY 3 9 840 336 3.6 26.8 7.44
MOORE 14 9 3,273 820 4.3 11.0 2.56
NASH 12 39 2,481 2,591 4.8 15.1 3.15
NEW HANOVER 21 25 7,767 2,222 2.7 11.3 4.19
NORTHAMPTON 0 8 305 690 0.0 11.6 .
ONSLOW 88 35 15,041 2,615 5.9 13.4 2.27
ORANGE 15 14 3,842 887 3.9 15.8 4.05
PAMLICO 5 2 380 93 13.2 21.5 1.63
PASQUOTANK 9 18 1,379 988 6.5 18.2 2.80
PENDER 6 8 2,066 453 2.9 17.7 6.10
PERQUIMANS 6 4 463 168 13.0 23.8 1.83
PERSON 3 11 1,333 657 2.3 16.7 7.26
PITT 29 87 5,243 4,535 5.5 19.2 3.49
POLK 4 0 558 42 7.2 0.0 0.00
RANDOLPH 36 6 6,042 471 6.0 12.7 2.12
RICHMOND 9 16 1,566 1,021 5.7 15.7 2.75
ROBESON 19 34 1,931 2,339 9.8 14.5 1.48
ROCKINGHAM 30 19 3,358 925 8.9 20.5 2.30
ROWAN 34 14 5,382 1,458 6.3 9.6 1.52
RUTHERFORD 18 6 2,855 404 6.3 14.9 2.37
SAMPSON 18 15 1,659 1,080 10.8 13.9 1.29
SCOTLAND 9 18 851 1,110 10.6 16.2 1.53
STANLY 12 10 2,544 467 4.7 21.4 4.55
STOKES 16 2 1,962 74 8.2 27.0 3.29
SURRY 35 2 3,127 154 11.2 13.0 1.16
SWAIN 3 0 509 6 5.9 0.0 0.00
TRANSYLVANIA 8 1 1,204 54 6.6 18.5 2.80
TYRRELL 2 0 111 66 18.0 0.0 0.00
UNION 26 26 7,958 1,800 3.3 14.4 4.36
VANCE 6 17 849 1,738 7.1 9.8 1.38
WAKE 156 203 34,052 14,152 4.6 14.3 3.11
WARREN 3 7 260 577 11.5 12.1 1.05
WASHINGTON 2 8 225 438 8.9 18.3 2.06
WATAUGA 3 0 1,610 26 1.9 0.0 0.00
WAYNE 29 56 3,963 2,832 7.3 19.8 2.71
WILKES 20 2 2,905 125 6.9 16.0 2.32
WILSON 11 29 1,913 2,232 5.8 13.0 2.24
YADKIN 10 2 1,553 72 6.4 27.8 4.34
YANCEY 7 0 745 6 9.4 0.0 0.00

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, 22AUG2013