2013 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: 2012, 2013, and 2009-2013

Residence: 2012
Infant Deaths
2012 Rate   2013
Infant Deaths
2013 Rate   2009-2013
Infant Deaths
2009-2013
Rate
 
NORTH CAROLINA 883 7.4   832 7.0   4441 7.3  
PCR I 43 5.7   51 6.7   229 6.0  
PCR II 199 7.7   185 7.3   1027 7.9  
PCR III 143 6.0   155 6.6   750 6.2  
PCR IV 193 7.5   158 6.1   893 6.8  
PCR V 137 7.6   142 7.7   750 8.0  
PCR VI 168 8.9   141 7.6   792 8.3  
ALAMANCE 15 8.5   18 10.1   73 8.2  
ALEXANDER 2 5.2 * 1 2.8 * 9 4.9 *
ALLEGHANY 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 2 4.2 *
ANSON 4 16.4 * 5 19.1 * 14 10.4  
ASHE 2 7.8 * 3 12.2 * 6 4.8 *
AVERY 1 7.0 * 1 6.6 * 8 10.4 *
BEAUFORT 4 7.9 * 5 10.2 * 20 7.6  
BERTIE 3 16.8 * 2 10.8 * 12 12.1  
BLADEN 3 8.1 * 6 16.5 * 18 9.9  
BRUNSWICK 10 9.7   8 8.0 * 38 7.2  
BUNCOMBE 13 5.0   27 10.1   81 6.2  
BURKE 4 4.5 * 2 2.4 * 32 7.3  
CABARRUS 10 4.4   14 6.1   57 4.8  
CALDWELL 6 7.7 * 4 5.0 * 38 9.4  
CAMDEN 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 3 6.6 *
CARTERET 5 8.3 * 6 9.1 * 25 8.1  
CASWELL 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 8 7.7 *
CATAWBA 6 3.3 * 9 5.4 * 55 6.1  
CHATHAM 4 6.6 * 5 8.2 * 21 6.6  
CHEROKEE 1 4.8 * 2 9.4 * 10 8.7  
CHOWAN 1 6.9 * 1 6.0 * 5 6.1 *
CLAY 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 3 7.1 *
CLEVELAND 8 7.3 * 12 11.4   55 9.9  
COLUMBUS 2 3.2 * 6 9.2 * 33 10.0  
CRAVEN 15 9.2   10 6.6   65 8.0  
CUMBERLAND 43 7.8   46 8.1   237 8.1  
CURRITUCK 2 9.6 * 0 0.0 * 7 6.0 *
DARE 2 5.1 * 2 5.9 * 9 4.9 *
DAVIDSON 23 13.8   7 4.1 * 69 7.9  
DAVIE 2 4.9 * 2 5.4 * 11 5.5  
DUPLIN 6 8.0 * 6 8.0 * 31 8.0  
DURHAM 34 7.9   26 6.2   145 6.8  
EDGECOMBE 5 7.4 * 8 12.7 * 29 8.5  
FORSYTH 47 10.2   37 8.2   214 9.2  
FRANKLIN 8 11.9 * 1 1.5 * 23 6.9  
GASTON 24 9.6   22 9.0   108 8.4  
GATES 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 2 3.8 *
GRAHAM 1 10.4 * 0 0.0 * 2 4.4 *
GRANVILLE 4 7.1 * 7 13.3 * 18 6.2  
GREENE 0 0.0 * 3 14.6 * 9 7.7 *
GUILFORD 49 7.9   53 8.6   268 8.8  
HALIFAX 7 11.9 * 5 9.0 * 32 10.7  
HARNETT 16 9.0   14 7.5   69 7.8  
HAYWOOD 4 7.3 * 3 5.5 * 11 4.0  
HENDERSON 7 6.6 * 5 4.8 * 28 5.2  
HERTFORD 3 12.9 * 5 20.7 * 17 13.4  
HOKE 6 6.4 * 1 1.1 * 25 5.3  
HYDE 0 0.0 * 1 17.2 * 4 15.3 *
IREDELL 10 5.8   15 8.6   66 7.4  
JACKSON 3 8.2 * 2 5.5 * 16 7.9  
JOHNSTON 17 7.7   13 6.0   74 6.5  
JONES 0 0.0 * 1 10.4 * 9 18.1 *
LEE 8 9.7 * 7 9.0 * 41 9.9  
LENOIR 6 9.2 * 5 7.6 * 26 7.6  
LINCOLN 4 5.4 * 1 1.3 * 25 6.3  
MCDOWELL 2 4.4 * 1 2.2 * 9 3.9 *
MACON 0 0.0 * 2 5.9 * 11 6.6  
MADISON 1 5.0 * 0 0.0 * 6 6.5 *
MARTIN 1 4.3 * 2 8.0 * 10 7.9  
MECKLENBURG 74 5.3   86 6.2   406 5.8  
MITCHELL 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 1 1.4 *
MONTGOMERY 4 12.3 * 4 13.4 * 21 12.9  
MOORE 3 3.1 * 4 4.1 * 24 5.0  
NASH 11 9.9   8 7.2 * 46 8.0  
NEW HANOVER 9 4.0 * 12 5.4   52 4.6  
NORTHAMPTON 2 9.5 * 2 11.4 * 9 9.1 *
ONSLOW 34 7.7   29 6.7   141 6.6  
ORANGE 7 5.4 * 4 3.4 * 29 4.6  
PAMLICO 2 20.4 * 1 12.7 * 7 14.6 *
PASQUOTANK 2 4.2 * 2 4.1 * 20 8.0  
PENDER 3 5.1 * 5 8.7 * 22 7.4  
PERQUIMANS 1 7.9 * 1 7.0 * 9 13.5 *
PERSON 4 10.8 * 4 9.3 * 15 7.1  
PITT 25 11.5   21 9.9   111 10.2  
POLK 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 2 2.9 *
RANDOLPH 12 7.3   13 8.2   53 6.5  
RICHMOND 7 13.5 * 3 5.6 * 24 8.3  
ROBESON 18 9.8   26 13.4   117 11.8  
ROCKINGHAM 13 13.7   9 9.4 * 51 10.7  
ROWAN 9 5.7 * 8 5.3 * 53 6.7  
RUTHERFORD 4 6.0 * 6 9.0 * 26 7.5  
SAMPSON 6 7.0 * 5 5.9 * 45 10.4  
SCOTLAND 7 15.4 * 2 4.5 * 25 10.6  
STANLY 5 7.9 * 4 6.3 * 19 5.7  
STOKES 1 2.5 * 4 10.7 * 16 7.8  
SURRY 3 3.8 * 5 6.9 * 28 7.1  
SWAIN 2 10.3 * 1 4.9 * 7 7.4 *
TRANSYLVANIA 3 12.3 * 2 7.0 * 10 7.3  
TYRRELL 0 0.0 * 1 22.2 * 3 13.8 *
UNION 14 5.9   11 4.8   66 5.5  
VANCE 3 5.2 * 10 17.3   28 9.5  
WAKE 87 7.1   63 5.1   410 6.5  
WARREN 2 11.9 * 0 0.0 * 8 8.5 *
WASHINGTON 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 8 11.3 *
WATAUGA 0 0.0 * 2 5.9 * 4 2.3 *
WAYNE 17 9.5   8 4.7 * 79 9.3  
WILKES 6 8.6 * 7 10.9 * 30 8.8  
WILSON 14 15.3   6 6.4 * 44 8.8  
YADKIN 3 7.3 * 3 7.5 * 14 6.8  
YANCEY 2 11.5 * 0 0.0 * 6 7.0 *

*TECHNICAL NOTE: RATES BASED ON SMALL NUMBERS (FEWER THAN 10) ARE UNSTABLE
Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 27AUG2014