SCHS Home Search FAQs Contacts
Navigation Bar

Home > Data > Vital Statistics > Infant Mortality Statistics 1996 >

Table 1

Infant Deaths and Rates by Race
North Carolina, 1970-1996
Year Total White Nonwhite
Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
1970 2,371 24.1 1,340 19.2 1,031 35.8
1971 2,097 22.0 1,191 17.7 906 32.0
1972 2,007 22.6 1,122 18.2 885 32.4
1973 1,864 21.7 1,067 18.1 797 29.8
1974 1,636 19.4 950 16.4 686 26.0
1975 1,498 18.5 810 14.7 688 26.6
1976 1,434 17.8 823 14.9 611 24.0
1977 1,335 15.8 703 12.2 632 23.3
1978 1,367 16.6 725 13.1 642 23.9
1979 1,270 15.2 633 11.2 637 23.3
1980 1,219 14.4 692 12.1 527 19.4
1981 1,103 13.2 608 10.7 495 18.3
1982 1,176 13.7 631 10.9 545 19.6
1983 1,109 13.2 604 10.5 505 19.1
1984 1,077 12.5 594 10.0 483 18.2
1985 1,070 12.0 586 9.5 484 17.5
1986 1,049 11.6 575 9.3 474 16.6
1987 1,134 12.1 614 9.6 520 17.6
1988 1,227 12.6 635 9.6 592 18.7
1989 1,170 11.5 596 8.7 572 17.0
1990 1,112 10.6 581 8.2 531 15.9
1991 1,112 10.9 554 8.0 558 16.9
1992 1,031 9.9 510 7.2 521 15.7
1993 1,079 10.6 548 7.9 531 16.4
1994 1,017 10.0 530 7.5 487 15.6
1995 935 9.2 483 6.8 452 15.0
1996 962 9.2 522 7.1 440 14.3

Contact Us | Site Map | Terms of Use