2016 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: 2015, 2016, and 2012-2016

Residence: 2015
Infant Deaths
2015 Rate   2016
Infant Deaths
2016 Rate   2012-2016
Infant Deaths
2012-2016
Rate
 
NORTH CAROLINA 884 7.3   873 7.2   4332 7.2  
PCR I 53 6.8   47 6.2   246 6.4  
PCR II 202 7.9   211 8.2   978 7.7  
PCR III 165 6.6   166 6.6   782 6.4  
PCR IV 166 6.3   162 6.1   851 6.5  
PCR V 141 7.8   144 8.0   722 7.9  
PCR VI 157 8.7   143 8.2   753 8.3  
ALAMANCE 14 7.9   13 7.0   79 8.8  
ALEXANDER 1 2.9 * 6 17.5 * 11 6.2  
ALLEGHANY 1 9.6 * 0 0.0 * 1 2.1 *
ANSON 4 17.4 * 2 7.5 * 17 13.7  
ASHE 1 4.7 * 1 4.8 * 8 7.0 *
AVERY 2 13.6 * 1 6.7 * 6 8.5 *
BEAUFORT 8 16.5 * 3 7.0 * 28 11.9  
BERTIE 4 23.7 * 3 15.8 * 14 15.8  
BLADEN 3 8.5 * 5 15.0 * 19 10.7  
BRUNSWICK 2 1.9 * 9 9.2 * 33 6.4  
BUNCOMBE 12 4.6   15 5.8   84 6.4  
BURKE 7 7.8 * 5 5.6 * 28 6.4  
CABARRUS 16 6.5   14 5.7   68 5.7  
CALDWELL 7 8.8 * 4 4.9 * 33 8.2  
CAMDEN 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0.0 *
CARTERET 4 6.5 * 4 7.3 * 22 7.3  
CASWELL 1 5.2 * 0 0.0 * 4 3.9 *
CATAWBA 19 10.8   6 3.6 * 52 6.0  
CHATHAM 7 10.5 * 9 14.1 * 34 10.9  
CHEROKEE 2 9.0 * 1 3.9 * 9 8.1 *
CHOWAN 2 12.0 * 0 0.0 * 5 7.0 *
CLAY 2 24.1 * 0 0.0 * 2 4.6 *
CLEVELAND 9 8.3 * 11 10.4   47 8.8  
COLUMBUS 6 10.0 * 6 10.1 * 29 9.4  
CRAVEN 10 6.9   10 6.9   52 6.9  
CUMBERLAND 53 9.8   53 9.7   259 9.3  
CURRITUCK 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 6 4.8 *
DARE 1 2.9 * 0 0.0 * 7 4.0 *
DAVIDSON 17 9.7   16 9.0   70 8.1  
DAVIE 3 7.7 * 1 2.4 * 10 5.1  
DUPLIN 12 16.0   4 5.7 * 31 8.3  
DURHAM 25 5.9   27 6.2   151 7.0  
EDGECOMBE 5 7.8 * 10 17.6   32 10.3  
FORSYTH 31 7.1   42 9.3   186 8.3  
FRANKLIN 9 12.4 * 4 5.9 * 29 8.5  
GASTON 20 7.9   15 5.9   98 7.8  
GATES 1 9.2 * 1 9.0 * 3 5.5 *
GRAHAM 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 1 2.3 *
GRANVILLE 4 6.9 * 4 7.0 * 23 8.2  
GREENE 0 0.0 * 3 14.5 * 7 6.7 *
GUILFORD 46 7.5   52 8.3   248 8.1  
HALIFAX 6 10.5 * 7 12.5 * 31 10.8  
HARNETT 13 7.2   11 5.9   76 8.2  
HAYWOOD 7 11.7 * 7 11.4 * 24 8.4  
HENDERSON 8 7.5 * 6 5.5 * 30 5.6  
HERTFORD 4 16.7 * 3 13.5 * 22 19.0  
HOKE 11 11.5   3 3.2 * 26 5.6  
HYDE 1 20.4 * 0 0.0 * 2 8.6 *
IREDELL 18 9.3   16 8.3   72 7.9  
JACKSON 5 12.5 * 5 12.8 * 15 7.8  
JOHNSTON 18 7.9   15 6.4   74 6.6  
JONES 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 1 2.2 *
LEE 4 5.5 * 6 7.4 * 29 7.4  
LENOIR 2 3.2 * 5 7.7 * 25 7.6  
LINCOLN 6 7.6 * 4 4.9 * 19 4.9  
MCDOWELL 4 8.2 * 3 6.8 * 16 7.0  
MACON 3 8.2 * 4 12.0 * 12 7.0  
MADISON 1 4.3 * 1 5.1 * 8 7.9 *
MARTIN 1 3.8 * 2 8.4 * 7 5.8 *
MECKLENBURG 91 6.1   104 7.0   446 6.2  
MITCHELL 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 1 1.4 *
MONTGOMERY 1 3.2 * 3 10.1 * 15 9.6  
MOORE 7 6.6 * 7 6.2 * 25 4.8  
NASH 8 7.6 * 10 9.8   46 8.6  
NEW HANOVER 8 3.5 * 15 6.7   47 4.2  
NORTHAMPTON 0 0.0 * 3 15.0 * 10 10.8  
ONSLOW 32 7.7   27 6.8   152 7.2  
ORANGE 6 5.0 * 6 5.1 * 29 4.8  
PAMLICO 1 11.9 * 0 0.0 * 6 13.3 *
PASQUOTANK 5 10.1 * 3 6.3 * 15 6.1  
PENDER 6 9.8 * 6 9.2 * 24 7.8  
PERQUIMANS 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 2 3.2 *
PERSON 2 5.0 * 2 5.0 * 15 7.4  
PITT 21 9.7   26 12.9   121 11.4  
POLK 1 7.1 * 1 7.1 * 4 5.6 *
RANDOLPH 13 8.3   16 10.0   61 7.6  
RICHMOND 6 10.8 * 5 9.7 * 24 9.1  
ROBESON 16 9.0   11 6.2   98 10.7  
ROCKINGHAM 8 8.8 * 12 12.8   47 10.0  
ROWAN 11 6.9   14 8.5   59 7.5  
RUTHERFORD 5 7.3 * 4 6.1 * 23 6.9  
SAMPSON 5 6.0 * 6 7.2 * 25 5.9  
SCOTLAND 4 9.0 * 4 8.8 * 22 9.8  
STANLY 7 10.3 * 4 5.8 * 24 7.2  
STOKES 1 2.4 * 4 10.5 * 12 6.1  
SURRY 5 6.7 * 4 5.5 * 21 5.6  
SWAIN 1 4.6 * 0 0.0 * 7 7.1 *
TRANSYLVANIA 1 3.6 * 0 0.0 * 7 5.2 *
TYRRELL 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 2 9.4 *
UNION 12 5.1   12 5.0   63 5.3  
VANCE 1 1.9 * 3 5.7 * 21 7.5  
WAKE 73 5.7   71 5.5   353 5.6  
WARREN 2 10.8 * 2 11.3 * 10 10.9  
WASHINGTON 2 16.8 * 3 23.8 * 5 8.0 *
WATAUGA 3 8.5 * 1 2.7 * 7 3.9 *
WAYNE 13 8.0   9 5.5 * 54 6.4  
WILKES 5 7.0 * 7 10.1 * 31 9.0  
WILSON 14 14.4   7 7.3 * 45 9.5  
YADKIN 3 7.8 * 3 7.7 * 15 7.8  
YANCEY 1 5.5 * 0 0.0 * 3 3.6 *

*TECHNICAL NOTE: RATES BASED ON SMALL NUMBERS (FEWER THAN 10) ARE UNSTABLE
Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 05SEP2017