2016 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 4
North Carolina Resident Infant Death Rates and Annual Percent Changes by Race/Ethnicity: 2016

  Total Rate % Change White Non-Hispanic
Rate
% Change Af. Am. Non-Hispanic
Rate
% Change Am. Ind. Non-Hispanic
Rate
% Change Other Non-Hispanic
Rate
% Change Hispanic Rate % Change
Year: 7.4 2.8 5.5 0.0 13.9 7.8 12.3 43.0 4.8 20.0 4.2 -22.2
2012
2013 7.0 -5.4 5.5 0.0 12.5 -10.1 11.0 -10.6 5.0 4.2 3.7 -11.9
2014 7.1 1.4 5.1 -7.3 12.8 2.4 9.4 -14.5 4.0 -20.0 6.2 67.6
2015 7.3 2.8 5.7 11.8 12.5 -2.3 4.9 -47.9 6.2 55.0 5.4 -12.9
2016 7.2 -1.4 5.0 -12.3 13.4 7.2 7.6 55.1 6.2 0.0 6.0 11.1

Infant Deaths (under 1 year of age) per 1,000 live births.
Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 05SEP2017