2010-2014 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: 1,811 1,858 336,619 143,596 5.4 12.9 2.39
NORTH CAROLINA
PCR I 184 24 30,359 1,933 6.1 12.4 2.03
PCR II 479 365 78,180 25,560 6.1 14.3 2.34
PCR III 255 355 62,293 31,047 4.1 11.4 2.78
PCR IV 318 401 67,341 31,931 4.7 12.6 2.68
PCR V 269 328 47,703 24,273 5.6 13.5 2.41
PCR VI 306 385 50,743 28,852 6.0 13.3 2.22
ALAMANCE 38 28 4,915 1,852 7.7 15.1 1.96
ALEXANDER 6 1 1,542 71 3.9 14.1 3.62
ALLEGHANY 1 0 373 3 2.7 0.0 0.00
ANSON 4 8 505 735 7.9 10.9 1.38
ASHE 6 0 1,114 4 5.4 0.0 0.00
AVERY 9 0 645 5 14.0 0.0 0.00
BEAUFORT 12 14 1,300 788 9.2 17.8 1.93
BERTIE 0 10 254 645 0.0 15.5 0
BLADEN 7 7 842 656 8.3 10.7 1.29
BRUNSWICK 27 6 3,982 652 6.8 9.2 1.35
BUNCOMBE 62 17 10,174 1,068 6.1 15.9 2.61
BURKE 22 2 3,278 200 6.7 10.0 1.49
CABARRUS 33 13 7,162 1,964 4.6 6.6 1.43
CALDWELL 34 3 3,438 210 9.9 14.3 1.44
CAMDEN 3 0 373 53 8.0 0.0 0.00
CARTERET 20 2 2,577 187 7.8 10.7 1.37
CASWELL 2 6 668 296 3.0 20.3 6.77
CATAWBA 29 16 5,934 907 4.9 17.6 3.59
CHATHAM 15 4 1,782 361 8.4 11.1 1.32
CHEROKEE 8 0 979 19 8.2 0.0 0.00
CHOWAN 2 3 377 331 5.3 9.1 1.72
CLAY 2 0 363 1 5.5 0.0 0.00
CLEVELAND 23 25 3,662 1,416 6.3 17.7 2.81
COLUMBUS 9 19 1,657 1,091 5.4 17.4 3.22
CRAVEN 40 13 5,156 1,623 7.8 8.0 1.03
CUMBERLAND 84 132 13,660 9,984 6.1 13.2 2.16
CURRITUCK 7 0 1,049 66 6.7 0.0 0.00
DARE 6 0 1,442 50 4.2 0.0 0.00
DAVIDSON 33 14 6,462 839 5.1 16.7 3.27
DAVIE 9 2 1,526 108 5.9 18.5 3.14
DUPLIN 12 12 1,490 860 8.1 14.0 1.73
DURHAM 32 96 8,066 7,277 4.0 13.2 3.30
EDGECOMBE 6 21 885 2,173 6.8 9.7 1.43
FORSYTH 67 94 10,576 6,630 6.3 14.2 2.25
FRANKLIN 13 8 1,981 913 6.6 8.8 1.33
GASTON 50 44 8,778 2,376 5.7 18.5 3.25
GATES 1 1 370 151 2.7 6.6 2.44
GRAHAM 2 0 390 1 5.1 0.0 0.00
GRANVILLE 10 6 1,569 858 6.4 7.0 1.09
GREENE 2 5 456 376 4.4 13.3 3.02
GUILFORD 68 152 12,283 12,043 5.5 12.6 2.29
HALIFAX 6 26 895 1,794 6.7 14.5 2.16
HARNETT 37 33 5,597 1,851 6.6 17.8 2.70
HAYWOOD 10 1 2,490 38 4.0 26.3 6.58
HENDERSON 21 1 4,028 207 5.2 4.8 0.92
HERTFORD 5 13 334 799 15.0 16.3 1.09
HOKE 8 8 2,357 1,140 3.4 7.0 2.06
HYDE 3 1 176 46 17.0 21.7 1.28
IREDELL 26 31 6,188 1,287 4.2 24.1 5.74
JACKSON 10 0 1,402 14 7.1 0.0 0.00
JOHNSTON 37 18 6,916 1,714 5.3 10.5 1.98
JONES 0 6 329 143 0.0 42.0 0
LEE 12 16 1,944 831 6.2 19.3 3.11
LENOIR 10 20 1,332 1,537 7.5 13.0 1.73
LINCOLN 14 7 3,210 213 4.4 32.9 7.48
MCDOWELL 10 0 1,978 60 5.1 0.0 0.00
MACON 11 0 1,332 14 8.3 0.0 0.00
MADISON 9 0 882 2 10.2 0.0 0.00
MARTIN 0 6 561 564 0.0 10.6 0
MECKLENBURG 102 220 28,792 22,171 3.5 9.9 2.83
MITCHELL 2 0 597 5 3.4 0.0 0.00
MONTGOMERY 6 9 783 327 7.7 27.5 3.57
MOORE 11 7 3,398 804 3.2 8.7 2.72
NASH 7 32 2,241 2,490 3.1 12.9 4.16
NEW HANOVER 22 19 7,625 2,115 2.9 9.0 3.10
NORTHAMPTON 1 10 277 607 3.6 16.5 4.58
ONSLOW 79 37 15,558 2,725 5.1 13.6 2.67
ORANGE 12 11 3,640 886 3.3 12.4 3.76
PAMLICO 5 2 342 80 14.6 25.0 1.71
PASQUOTANK 5 10 1,355 939 3.7 10.6 2.86
PENDER 6 13 2,139 462 2.8 28.1 10.0
PERQUIMANS 3 3 475 154 6.3 19.5 3.10
PERSON 3 12 1,321 609 2.3 19.7 8.57
PITT 33 74 5,038 4,374 6.6 16.9 2.56
POLK 2 0 574 40 3.5 0.0 0.00
RANDOLPH 33 5 5,819 519 5.7 9.6 1.68
RICHMOND 8 14 1,410 933 5.7 15.0 2.63
ROBESON 20 33 1,840 2,183 10.9 15.1 1.39
ROCKINGHAM 23 21 3,217 907 7.1 23.2 3.27
ROWAN 38 18 5,113 1,386 7.4 13.0 1.76
RUTHERFORD 16 4 2,746 397 5.8 10.1 1.74
SAMPSON 14 14 1,633 1,023 8.6 13.7 1.59
SCOTLAND 10 14 780 1,052 12.8 13.3 1.04
STANLY 8 11 2,502 456 3.2 24.1 7.53
STOKES 16 1 1,877 71 8.5 14.1 1.66
SURRY 21 1 2,959 134 7.1 7.5 1.06
SWAIN 4 0 514 5 7.8 0.0 0.00
TRANSYLVANIA 9 1 1,174 53 7.7 18.9 2.45
TYRRELL 3 0 113 57 26.5 0.0 0.00
UNION 21 27 7,682 1,716 2.7 15.7 5.81
VANCE 4 21 860 1,645 4.7 12.8 2.72
WAKE 138 167 33,395 14,141 4.1 11.8 2.88
WARREN 2 8 284 548 7.0 14.6 2.09
WASHINGTON 2 4 223 371 9.0 10.8 1.20
WATAUGA 3 1 1,572 32 1.9 31.3 16.5
WAYNE 23 37 3,992 2,770 5.8 13.4 2.31
WILKES 24 2 2,781 141 8.6 14.2 1.65
WILSON 10 23 1,773 2,099 5.6 11.0 1.96
YADKIN 11 1 1,483 63 7.4 15.9 2.15
YANCEY 6 0 736 9 8.2 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, 26AUG2015