2016 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 5
North Carolina Resident Neonatal 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: 4.9 0.0 3.6 5.9 9.6 1.1 8.0 45.5 3.5 29.6 2.8 -30.0
2012
2013 5.0 2.0 3.9 8.3 9.1 -5.2 7.4 -7.5 3.3 -5.7 2.6 -7.1
2014 4.9 -2.0 3.6 -7.7 8.9 -2.2 4.4 -40.5 3.0 -9.1 4.2 61.5
2015 4.9 0.0 3.6 0.0 8.4 -5.6 2.4 -45.5 4.7 56.7 4.2 0.0
2016 4.9 0.0 3.0 -16.7 9.4 11.9 5.1 112.5 4.8 2.1 4.6 9.5

Neonatal Infant Deaths (<28 days) per 1,000 live births.
Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 05SEP2017