2015 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 3b
Infant Mortality Racial Disparities Between White Non-Hispanics & African-American Non-Hispanics: 2011-2015

  Non-Hispanic White
Infant Deaths
Non-Hispanic
White Rate
Non-Hispanic African
American Infant
Deaths
Non-Hispanic
African American
Rate
Disparity Ratio
RESIDENCE: 1,834 5.5 1,851 12.9 2.35
NORTH CAROLINA
PCR I 188 6.1 25 12.9 2.11
PCR II 482 6.2 338 13.1 2.11
PCR III 268 4.3 366 11.6 2.70
PCR IV 325 4.8 413 13.0 2.71
PCR V 270 5.7 319 13.2 2.32
PCR VI 301 6.0 390 13.7 2.28
ALAMANCE 35 7.2 32 17.0 2.36
ALEXANDER 5 3.3 1 12.5 3.79
ALLEGHANY 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.00
ANSON 4 8.6 10 13.8 1.60
ASHE 6 5.7 0 0.0 0.00
AVERY 6 9.9 0 0.0 0.00
BEAUFORT 14 11.0 12 15.8 1.44
BERTIE 0 0.0 11 17.5 .
BLADEN 6 7.4 7 10.5 1.42
BRUNSWICK 26 6.5 6 8.9 1.37
BUNCOMBE 56 5.5 18 17.0 3.09
BURKE 23 7.0 2 9.7 1.39
CABARRUS 34 4.8 20 10.0 2.08
CALDWELL 30 8.8 1 4.8 0.55
CAMDEN 1 2.6 0 0.0 0.00
CARTERET 17 6.6 2 10.9 1.65
CASWELL 2 3.0 6 20.3 6.77
CATAWBA 29 5.0 16 17.1 3.42
CHATHAM 15 8.2 5 14.0 1.71
CHEROKEE 7 7.3 0 0.0 0.00
CHOWAN 2 5.2 5 14.9 2.87
CLAY 2 5.4 1 500.0 92.59
CLEVELAND 19 5.2 29 21.1 4.06
COLUMBUS 10 6.1 12 11.4 1.87
CRAVEN 34 6.8 16 10.7 1.57
CUMBERLAND 84 6.3 131 13.3 2.11
CURRITUCK 5 4.7 0 0.0 0.00
DARE 6 4.2 0 0.0 0.00
DAVIDSON 40 6.2 16 18.2 2.94
DAVIE 11 7.2 1 8.8 1.22
DUPLIN 16 10.8 11 12.9 1.19
DURHAM 32 3.9 100 13.9 3.56
EDGECOMBE 7 8.1 21 10.0 1.23
FORSYTH 70 6.6 81 12.4 1.88
FRANKLIN 16 7.9 14 15.4 1.95
GASTON 52 6.0 41 17.1 2.85
GATES 1 2.7 1 6.8 2.52
GRAHAM 1 2.7 0 0.0 0.00
GRANVILLE 12 7.8 7 8.2 1.05
GREENE 2 4.7 4 11.1 2.36
GUILFORD 65 5.3 144 11.8 2.23
HALIFAX 5 5.5 28 16.2 2.95
HARNETT 40 7.1 28 15.3 2.15
HAYWOOD 15 5.8 1 23.3 4.02
HENDERSON 22 5.4 0 0.0 0.00
HERTFORD 5 15.5 16 20.2 1.30
HOKE 11 4.7 12 10.4 2.21
HYDE 3 17.2 2 48.8 2.84
IREDELL 31 4.9 27 21.0 4.29
JACKSON 11 7.9 0 0.0 0.00
JOHNSTON 40 5.8 16 9.3 1.60
JONES 0 0.0 4 29.0 .
LEE 14 7.4 14 17.3 2.34
LENOIR 8 6.1 15 9.9 1.62
LINCOLN 14 4.3 7 32.4 7.53
MCDOWELL 14 7.1 0 0.0 0.00
MACON 12 8.8 0 0.0 0.00
MADISON 9 9.4 0 0.0 0.00
MARTIN 0 0.0 5 8.9 .
MECKLENBURG 114 4.0 224 9.9 2.48
MITCHELL 1 1.6 0 0.0 0.00
MONTGOMERY 5 6.4 9 28.3 4.42
MOORE 11 3.1 8 9.7 3.13
NASH 8 3.6 32 13.3 3.69
NEW HANOVER 22 2.9 15 7.0 2.41
NORTHAMPTON 1 3.6 7 12.0 3.33
ONSLOW 88 5.8 41 15.0 2.59
ORANGE 14 3.8 11 12.1 3.18
PAMLICO 4 12.2 2 27.0 2.21
PASQUOTANK 3 2.3 12 12.6 5.48
PENDER 7 3.3 12 25.0 7.58
PERQUIMANS 3 6.4 0 0.0 0.00
PERSON 3 2.3 14 23.6 10.26
PITT 34 6.8 74 16.7 2.46
POLK 2 3.4 0 0.0 0.00
RANDOLPH 37 6.5 4 7.7 1.18
RICHMOND 9 6.5 17 18.1 2.78
ROBESON 20 11.7 32 15.0 1.28
ROCKINGHAM 23 7.2 21 22.6 3.14
ROWAN 34 6.6 18 12.7 1.92
RUTHERFORD 18 6.6 4 10.0 1.52
SAMPSON 11 6.8 16 16.1 2.37
SCOTLAND 8 10.8 14 13.5 1.25
STANLY 10 4.0 12 24.0 6.00
STOKES 13 7.1 0 0.0 0.00
SURRY 19 6.6 1 7.1 1.08
SWAIN 4 7.5 0 0.0 0.00
TRANSYLVANIA 8 6.8 1 17.5 2.57
TYRRELL 1 8.8 0 0.0 0.00
UNION 21 2.8 23 13.9 4.96
VANCE 4 4.8 15 9.4 1.96
WAKE 135 4.0 173 12.2 3.05
WARREN 3 10.8 6 11.3 1.05
WASHINGTON 0 0.0 3 8.2 .
WATAUGA 5 3.2 2 64.5 20.16
WAYNE 24 6.0 36 13.0 2.17
WILKES 25 8.9 2 13.8 1.55
WILSON 9 5.2 30 14.4 2.77
YADKIN 10 6.8 1 16.7 2.46
YANCEY 6 8.1 0 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, 02SEP2016