2012 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 4
Infant Death Rates and Annual Percent Changes by Race/Ethnicity

  Total Rate % Change White Non-Hispanic
Rate
% Change Af. Am. Non-Hispanic
Rate
% Change Other Non-Hispanic
Rate
% Change Hispanic Rate % Change
Year: 8.2 -3.5 6.0 -3.2 14.7 -2.0 7.5 -11.8 6.0 -9.1
2008
2009 7.9 -3.7 5.5 -8.3 15.8 7.5 4.7 -37.3 5.7 -5.0
2010 7.0 -11.4 5.3 -3.6 12.7 -19.6 5.2 10.6 5.0 -12.3
2011 7.2 2.9 5.5 3.8 12.9 1.6 5.2 0.0 5.4 8.0
2012 7.4 2.8 5.5 0.0 13.9 7.8 6.7 28.8 4.2 -22.2

Infant Deaths (under 1 year of age) per 1,000 live births.
Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 21AUG2013