2016 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 3
Infant Death Rates (per 1,000 live births) by Race/Ethnicity and Year

  Total Infant Deaths Total Rate White Non-Hispanic
Infant Deaths
White Non-Hispanic
Rate
Af. Am. Non-Hispanic
Infant Deaths
Af. Am. Non-Hispanic
Rate
Am. Ind. Non-Hispanic
Infant Deaths
Am. Ind.
Non-Hispanic
Rate
Other Non-Hispanic
Infant Deaths
Other Non-Hispanic
Rate
Hispanic Infant
Deaths
Hispanic
Rate
Year: 1,227 12.6 625 9.6 569 19.8 16 9.2 5 5.3 12 10.5
1988
1989 1,171 11.5 587 8.7 544 17.8 20 11.6 7 6.1 13 8.7
1990 1,110 10.6 570 8.2 506 16.5 18 12.0 5 4.9 11 6.3
1991 1,112 10.9 538 8.0 527 17.3 25 17.1 5 4.6 17 9.3
1992 1,031 9.9 495 7.2 496 16.4 18 11.7 5 3.8 17 7.2
1993 1,079 10.6 536 8.1 501 17.0 23 15.8 6 4.3 13 5.1
1994 1,017 10.0 516 7.7 461 16.6 13 8.4 10 6.0 17 5.4
1995 935 9.2 464 6.9 425 15.8 14 9.7 11 6.1 21 5.0
1996 962 9.2 504 7.4 419 15.5 16 10.4 5 2.5 18 3.3
1997 982 9.2 489 7.1 427 15.6 22 14.1 11 5.3 33 4.8
1998 1,037 9.3 484 6.8 493 17.5 19 11.0 11 4.6 30 3.7
1999 1,034 9.1 479 6.7 440 15.6 23 13.8 15 6.1 77 7.8
2000 1,034 8.6 489 6.6 457 15.6 12 7.0 18 6.5 58 4.6
2001 1,005 8.5 449 6.3 448 15.9 19 11.4 18 6.4 71 4.9
2002 957 8.2 417 5.9 429 15.6 17 10.4 7 2.4 87 5.8
2003 967 8.2 419 5.9 420 15.6 13 8.1 12 3.8 103 6.4
2004 1,050 8.8 463 6.6 463 16.9 20 12.9 23 6.9 81 4.7
2005 1,077 8.8 492 7.0 459 16.3 15 9.0 24 7.0 87 4.5
2006 1,033 8.1 442 6.2 446 15.1 17 10.0 14 3.6 114 5.4
2007 1,107 8.5 452 6.2 460 15.0 27 15.4 23 5.6 145 6.6
2008 1,066 8.2 434 6.0 457 14.7 27 15.4 18 4.2 130 6.0
2009 1,006 7.9 384 5.5 478 15.8 17 9.5 12 2.8 115 5.7
2010 854 7.0 362 5.3 367 12.7 13 7.5 19 4.3 93 5.0
2011 866 7.2 369 5.5 367 12.9 14 8.6 18 4.0 98 5.4
2012 883 7.4 369 5.5 395 13.9 20 12.3 23 4.8 76 4.2
2013 832 7.0 366 5.5 360 12.5 18 11.0 24 5.0 64 3.7
2014 860 7.1 345 5.1 369 12.8 15 9.4 21 4.0 110 6.2
2015 884 7.3 385 5.7 360 12.5 8 4.9 33 6.2 98 5.4
2016 873 7.2 335 5.0 380 13.4 12 7.6 35 6.2 111 6.0

Note: Rates based on less than 10 deaths are unstable and should be interpreted with caution.
Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 31AUG2017