2015 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 2
North Carolina Resident Infant Death Rates (per 1,000 live births)
by Perinatal Care Region (PCR) and County of Residence: 2014, 2015, and 2011-2015

Residence: 2014
Infant Deaths
2014 Rate   2015
Infant Deaths
2015 Rate   2011-2015
Infant Deaths
2011-2015
Rate
 
NORTH CAROLINA 860 7.1   884 7.3   4325 7.2  
PCR I 52 6.8   53 6.8   248 6.5  
PCR II 181 7.1   202 7.9   953 7.5  
PCR III 153 6.2   165 6.6   755 6.3  
PCR IV 172 6.5   166 6.3   878 6.7  
PCR V 158 8.5   141 7.8   730 7.9  
PCR VI 144 7.9   157 8.7   761 8.2  
ALAMANCE 19 10.8   14 7.9   77 8.8  
ALEXANDER 1 2.8 * 1 2.9 * 7 4.0 *
ALLEGHANY 0 0.0 * 1 9.6 * 1 2.1 *
ANSON 2 8.4 * 4 17.4 * 16 12.7  
ASHE 1 4.5 * 1 4.7 * 7 6.0 *
AVERY 1 8.8 * 2 13.6 * 8 11.5 *
BEAUFORT 8 17.9 * 8 16.5 * 28 11.6  
BERTIE 2 12.2 * 4 23.7 * 11 12.2  
BLADEN 2 5.5 * 3 8.5 * 17 9.5  
BRUNSWICK 4 3.6 * 2 1.9 * 32 6.1  
BUNCOMBE 17 6.6   12 4.6   82 6.3  
BURKE 10 11.3   7 7.8 * 30 6.9  
CABARRUS 14 6.0   16 6.5   64 5.5  
CALDWELL 12 14.5   7 8.8 * 34 8.5  
CAMDEN 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 1 2.2 *
CARTERET 3 5.2 * 4 6.5 * 22 7.1  
CASWELL 3 14.3 * 1 5.2 * 8 7.6 *
CATAWBA 12 6.6   19 10.8   55 6.2  
CHATHAM 9 14.8 * 7 10.5 * 30 9.6  
CHEROKEE 3 14.3 * 2 9.0 * 11 10.1  
CHOWAN 1 8.1 * 2 12.0 * 8 10.3 *
CLAY 0 0.0 * 2 24.1 * 3 7.3 *
CLEVELAND 7 6.6 * 9 8.3 * 49 9.1  
COLUMBUS 9 14.8 * 6 10.0 * 29 9.3  
CRAVEN 7 4.7 * 10 6.9   54 7.0  
CUMBERLAND 64 11.2   53 9.8   250 8.8  
CURRITUCK 4 15.4 * 0 0.0 * 8 6.6 *
DARE 2 5.7 * 1 2.9 * 9 5.0 *
DAVIDSON 7 4.0 * 17 9.7   63 7.3  
DAVIE 2 5.5 * 3 7.7 * 12 6.3  
DUPLIN 3 3.9 * 12 16.0   30 7.9  
DURHAM 39 8.7   25 5.9   151 7.0  
EDGECOMBE 4 6.7 * 5 7.8 * 28 8.7  
FORSYTH 29 6.4   31 7.1   190 8.4  
FRANKLIN 7 10.5 * 9 12.4 * 30 8.8  
GASTON 17 6.7   20 7.9   96 7.6  
GATES 1 9.6 * 1 9.2 * 2 3.8 *
GRAHAM 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 1 2.2 *
GRANVILLE 4 7.3 * 4 6.9 * 23 8.3  
GREENE 1 4.6 * 0 0.0 * 6 5.6 *
GUILFORD 48 7.9   46 7.5   241 7.9  
HALIFAX 6 10.1 * 6 10.5 * 33 11.4  
HARNETT 22 11.1   13 7.2   76 8.3  
HAYWOOD 3 5.3 * 7 11.7 * 17 6.0  
HENDERSON 4 3.6 * 8 7.5 * 27 5.1  
HERTFORD 7 31.4 * 4 16.7 * 21 17.8  
HOKE 5 5.3 * 11 11.5   31 6.5  
HYDE 0 0.0 * 1 20.4 * 5 20.4 *
IREDELL 13 7.3   18 9.3   64 7.2  
JACKSON 0 0.0 * 5 12.5 * 15 7.8  
JOHNSTON 11 4.8   18 7.9   72 6.4  
JONES 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 5 10.0 *
LEE 4 5.1 * 4 5.5 * 35 8.9  
LENOIR 7 10.3 * 2 3.2 * 23 7.0  
LINCOLN 4 4.9 * 6 7.6 * 23 5.9  
MCDOWELL 6 13.4 * 4 8.2 * 16 7.0  
MACON 3 9.0 * 3 8.2 * 12 7.1  
MADISON 5 25.5 * 1 4.3 * 9 9.0 *
MARTIN 1 4.3 * 1 3.8 * 5 4.1 *
MECKLENBURG 91 6.3   91 6.1   422 6.0  
MITCHELL 1 7.0 * 0 0.0 * 1 1.4 *
MONTGOMERY 3 9.4 * 1 3.2 * 18 11.2  
MOORE 4 3.9 * 7 6.6 * 25 5.0  
NASH 9 8.7 * 8 7.6 * 43 8.0  
NEW HANOVER 3 1.3 * 8 3.5 * 41 3.6  
NORTHAMPTON 3 18.2 * 0 0.0 * 8 8.8 *
ONSLOW 30 6.9   32 7.7   156 7.2  
ORANGE 6 4.9 * 6 5.0 * 31 5.0  
PAMLICO 2 22.0 * 1 11.9 * 6 13.6 *
PASQUOTANK 3 5.6 * 5 10.1 * 15 6.1  
PENDER 4 6.3 * 6 9.8 * 21 6.9  
PERQUIMANS 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 3 4.7 *
PERSON 3 6.9 * 2 5.0 * 17 8.3  
PITT 28 13.2   21 9.7   116 10.8  
POLK 2 12.8 * 1 7.1 * 3 4.3 *
RANDOLPH 7 4.4 * 13 8.3   51 6.4  
RICHMOND 3 6.0 * 6 10.8 * 27 9.9  
ROBESON 27 14.8   16 9.0   106 11.5  
ROCKINGHAM 5 5.2 * 8 8.8 * 46 9.9  
ROWAN 17 11.0   11 6.9   54 6.9  
RUTHERFORD 4 6.0 * 5 7.3 * 25 7.4  
SAMPSON 3 3.6 * 5 6.0 * 32 7.6  
SCOTLAND 5 11.4 * 4 9.0 * 25 11.2  
STANLY 4 5.6 * 7 10.3 * 22 6.7  
STOKES 2 5.0 * 1 2.4 * 13 6.5  
SURRY 4 5.3 * 5 6.7 * 24 6.3  
SWAIN 3 15.0 * 1 4.6 * 11 10.8  
TRANSYLVANIA 1 3.5 * 1 3.6 * 9 6.6 *
TYRRELL 1 24.4 * 0 0.0 * 2 9.7 *
UNION 14 5.9   12 5.1   63 5.3  
VANCE 4 7.1 * 1 1.9 * 22 7.8  
WAKE 59 4.7   73 5.7   373 5.9  
WARREN 4 20.2 * 2 10.8 * 9 9.9 *
WASHINGTON 0 0.0 * 2 16.8 * 3 4.7 *
WATAUGA 1 2.7 * 3 8.5 * 7 3.9 *
WAYNE 7 4.1 * 13 8.0   65 7.6  
WILKES 6 8.7 * 5 7.0 * 32 9.4  
WILSON 4 4.3 * 14 14.4   45 9.4  
YADKIN 3 8.8 * 3 7.8 * 14 7.2  
YANCEY 0 0.0 * 1 5.5 * 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, 02SEP2016