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Table 2

Infant Death Rates and Annual Percent Change by Race, North Carolina, 1992-1996
Year Total White Nonwhite
Rate %Change Rate %Change Rate %Change
1992 9.9 -9.2 7.2 -10.0 15.7 -7.1
1993 10.6 7.1 7.9 9.7 16.4 4.5
1994 10.0 -5.7 7.5 -5.1 15.6 -4.9
1995 9.2 -8.0 6.8 -9.3 15.0 -3.8
1996 9.2 0.0 7.1 4.4 14.3 -4.7

Table 3

Neonatal and Postneonatal Death Rates by Race
North Carolina, 1992-1996
Year Total White Nonwhite
Neonatal Post Neonatal Neonatal Post Neonatal Neonatal Post Neonatal
1992 6.8 3.1 4.9 2.3 10.8 4.9
1993 7.3 3.4 5.2 2.8 11.8 4.7
1994 7.2 2.8 5.2 2.3 11.8 3.9
1995 6.4 2.8 4.6 2.1 10.7 4.3
1996 6.1 3.1 4.7 2.4 9.4 4.9

Table 4

Percent Changes in Neonatal and Postneonatal Death Rates by Race
North Carolina, 1992-1996
Period of Change Total White Nonwhite
Neonatal Post Neonatal Neonatal Post Neonatal Neonatal Post Neonatal
1992-93 7.4 9.7 6.1 21.7 9.3 -4.1
1993-94 -1.4 -17.6 0.0 -17.9 0.0 -17.0
1994-95 -11.1 0.0 -11.5 -8.7 -9.3 10.3
1995-96 -4.7 10.7 2.2 14.3 -12.1 14.0
1992-96 -10.3 0.0 -4.1 4.3 -13.0 0.0

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