2009-2013 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: 1,850 1,967 339,507 144,892 5.4 13.6 2.52
NORTH CAROLINA
PCR I 181 21 30,528 2,000 5.9 10.5 1.78
PCR II 501 393 79,266 25,630 6.3 15.3 2.43
PCR III 247 390 62,929 31,102 3.9 12.5 3.21
PCR IV 329 424 67,701 31,996 4.9 13.3 2.71
PCR V 276 328 47,901 24,550 5.8 13.4 2.31
PCR VI 316 411 51,182 29,614 6.2 13.9 2.24
ALAMANCE 35 29 4,927 1,868 7.1 15.5 2.18
ALEXANDER 6 2 1,588 77 3.8 26.0 6.84
ALLEGHANY 2 0 377 3 5.3 0.0 0.00
ANSON 3 11 505 756 5.9 14.6 2.47
ASHE 6 0 1,147 7 5.2 0.0 0.00
AVERY 8 0 687 4 11.6 0.0 0.00
BEAUFORT 10 10 1,362 841 7.3 11.9 1.63
BERTIE 0 11 268 694 0.0 15.9 0
BLADEN 6 10 864 636 6.9 15.7 2.28
BRUNSWICK 28 7 3,925 665 7.1 10.5 1.48
BUNCOMBE 64 11 10,225 1,091 6.3 10.1 1.60
BURKE 25 2 3,336 208 7.5 9.6 1.28
CABARRUS 30 19 7,304 1,978 4.1 9.6 2.34
CALDWELL 29 5 3,447 207 8.4 24.2 2.88
CAMDEN 3 0 381 51 7.9 0.0 0.00
CARTERET 20 1 2,580 191 7.8 5.2 0.67
CASWELL 3 4 666 293 4.5 13.7 3.04
CATAWBA 29 17 6,024 886 4.8 19.2 4.00
CHATHAM 14 2 1,815 331 7.7 6.0 0.78
CHEROKEE 8 0 1,020 17 7.8 0.0 0.00
CHOWAN 1 3 390 372 2.6 8.1 3.12
CLAY 3 0 375 1 8.0 0.0 0.00
CLEVELAND 28 26 3,732 1,476 7.5 17.6 2.35
COLUMBUS 10 19 1,693 1,132 5.9 16.8 2.85
CRAVEN 43 19 5,260 1,707 8.2 11.1 1.35
CUMBERLAND 89 124 14,056 10,062 6.3 12.3 1.95
CURRITUCK 7 0 1,038 64 6.7 0.0 0.00
DARE 5 0 1,457 54 3.4 0.0 0.00
DAVIDSON 43 16 6,546 857 6.6 18.7 2.83
DAVIE 10 1 1,607 113 6.2 8.8 1.42
DUPLIN 13 13 1,494 873 8.7 14.9 1.71
DURHAM 34 92 7,952 7,300 4.3 12.6 2.93
EDGECOMBE 8 20 925 2,225 8.6 9.0 1.05
FORSYTH 70 106 10,608 6,655 6.6 15.9 2.41
FRANKLIN 11 10 1,952 893 5.6 11.2 2.00
GASTON 51 52 8,851 2,421 5.8 21.5 3.71
GATES 1 1 360 155 2.8 6.5 2.32
GRAHAM 2 0 375 1 5.3 0.0 0.00
GRANVILLE 10 5 1,630 871 6.1 5.7 0.93
GREENE 2 7 470 395 4.3 17.7 4.12
GUILFORD 71 164 12,452 12,018 5.7 13.6 2.39
HALIFAX 6 24 884 1,842 6.8 13.0 1.91
HARNETT 31 31 5,427 1,790 5.7 17.3 3.04
HAYWOOD 9 1 2,511 37 3.6 27.0 7.50
HENDERSON 22 1 3,991 224 5.5 4.5 0.82
HERTFORD 4 13 362 852 11.0 15.3 1.39
HOKE 9 10 2,322 1,127 3.9 8.9 2.28
HYDE 3 1 178 54 16.9 18.5 1.09
IREDELL 29 30 6,302 1,319 4.6 22.7 4.93
JACKSON 13 0 1,444 15 9.0 0.0 0.00
JOHNSTON 37 22 6,982 1,716 5.3 12.8 2.42
JONES 1 7 331 133 3.0 52.6 17.5
LEE 14 16 1,951 847 7.2 18.9 2.63
LENOIR 7 18 1,396 1,547 5.0 11.6 2.32
LINCOLN 17 7 3,256 223 5.2 31.4 6.04
MCDOWELL 7 1 1,988 68 3.5 14.7 4.20
MACON 10 0 1,319 17 7.6 0.0 0.00
MADISON 6 0 872 1 6.9 0.0 0.00
MARTIN 2 8 561 624 3.6 12.8 3.56
MECKLENBURG 87 237 29,119 22,017 3.0 10.8 3.60
MITCHELL 1 0 593 6 1.7 0.0 0.00
MONTGOMERY 5 8 796 326 6.3 24.5 3.89
MOORE 12 9 3,289 817 3.6 11.0 3.06
NASH 8 34 2,354 2,586 3.4 13.1 3.85
NEW HANOVER 25 23 7,635 2,168 3.3 10.6 3.21
NORTHAMPTON 0 9 282 652 0.0 13.8 0
ONSLOW 82 38 15,459 2,652 5.3 14.3 2.70
ORANGE 12 12 3,693 876 3.2 13.7 4.28
PAMLICO 6 1 356 84 16.9 11.9 0.70
PASQUOTANK 6 14 1,328 938 4.5 14.9 3.31
PENDER 6 12 2,085 463 2.9 25.9 8.93
PERQUIMANS 4 4 478 157 8.4 25.5 3.04
PERSON 3 12 1,346 607 2.2 19.8 9.00
PITT 30 76 5,120 4,453 5.9 17.1 2.90
POLK 2 0 568 37 3.5 0.0 0.00
RANDOLPH 39 6 5,889 498 6.6 12.0 1.82
RICHMOND 7 15 1,479 976 4.7 15.4 3.28
ROBESON 22 32 1,892 2,261 11.6 14.2 1.22
ROCKINGHAM 28 22 3,282 921 8.5 23.9 2.81
ROWAN 31 15 5,200 1,411 6.0 10.6 1.77
RUTHERFORD 16 6 2,805 414 5.7 14.5 2.54
SAMPSON 17 14 1,615 1,071 10.5 13.1 1.25
SCOTLAND 9 14 823 1,056 10.9 13.3 1.22
STANLY 8 10 2,502 464 3.2 21.6 6.75
STOKES 15 1 1,893 71 7.9 14.1 1.78
SURRY 25 1 3,000 150 8.3 6.7 0.81
SWAIN 3 0 513 6 5.8 0.0 0.00
TRANSYLVANIA 9 1 1,190 55 7.6 18.2 2.39
TYRRELL 2 0 115 56 17.4 0.0 0.00
UNION 23 28 7,660 1,767 3.0 15.8 5.27
VANCE 6 20 869 1,677 6.9 11.9 1.72
WAKE 148 194 33,652 14,138 4.4 13.7 3.11
WARREN 2 6 266 579 7.5 10.4 1.39
WASHINGTON 2 6 232 414 8.6 14.5 1.69
WATAUGA 2 1 1,557 31 1.3 32.3 24.8
WAYNE 27 47 3,939 2,807 6.9 16.7 2.42
WILKES 22 3 2,798 130 7.9 23.1 2.92
WILSON 13 26 1,822 2,141 7.1 12.1 1.70
YADKIN 11 1 1,526 64 7.2 15.6 2.17
YANCEY 6 0 739 10 8.1 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, 27AUG2014