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North Carolina Infant Death Rates
by PCR Region and County of Residence

North Carolina, 2000, 2001, and 1997-2001

Rates Based on Less Than 10 Deaths are Unstable and Should be Interpreted With Caution

COUNTY 2000 INFANT 2001 INFANT 1997-2001 INFANT
DEATHS RATE DEATHS RATE DEATHS RATE
NORTH CAROLINA 1034 8.6 1005 8.5 5092 8.9
PCR I 64 8.0 65 8.3 324 8.5
PCR II 247 8.7 231 8.3 1175 8.7
PCR III 202 8.9 181 8.1 853 8.2
PCR IV 192 8.1 176 7.3 937 8.4
PCR V 154 8.5 154 8.7 852 9.7
PCR VI 175 9.1 198 10.7 951 10.3
ALAMANCE 30 15.8 16 8.4 101 11.3
ALEXANDER 1 2.1 2 4.8 12 5.5
ALLEGHANY 1 7.9 1 9.6 3 5.6
ANSON 9 25.5 1 3.1 29 17.1
ASHE 0 0.0 7 25.5 15 11.4
AVERY 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 3.4
BEAUFORT 6 9.4 6 9.2 38 12.4
BERTIE 1 4.0 6 21.4 15 11.6
BLADEN 4 8.3 4 8.2 21 8.9
BRUNSWICK 3 3.5 7 7.7 28 6.9
BUNCOMBE 23 8.9 22 8.8 112 9.1
BURKE 12 10.3 5 4.7 48 8.7
CABARRUS 20 9.4 13 5.9 69 7.1
CALDWELL 9 8.5 6 6.2 41 8.1
CAMDEN 0 0.0 1 13.7 5 16.8
CARTERET 7 11.0 7 12.2 27 8.8
CASWELL 4 15.3 4 16.3 22 17.1
CATAWBA 19 8.9 16 7.8 78 7.9
CHATHAM 4 6.0 3 4.6 22 6.8
CHEROKEE 2 7.5 2 7.5 10 7.5
CHOWAN 1 5.3 0 0.0 11 10.9
CLAY 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 11.3
CLEVELAND 13 9.7 10 7.7 69 10.7
COLUMBUS 7 8.7 7 8.7 42 10.4
CRAVEN 11 6.7 13 8.3 65 8.1
CUMBERLAND 60 10.6 56 10.5 306 11.1
CURRITUCK 2 8.5 1 4.7 10 10.0
DARE 2 5.7 6 16.9 14 8.6
DAVIDSON 21 10.6 12 6.2 78 8.3
DAVIE 11 22.8 6 13.3 24 11.2
DUPLIN 6 7.2 11 14.0 35 9.0
DURHAM 28 7.4 24 6.3 156 8.8
EDGECOMBE 11 12.9 10 12.4 43 10.4
FORSYTH 48 10.5 43 9.3 246 11.0
FRANKLIN 9 13.3 6 9.4 24 7.8
GASTON 28 10.2 29 11.3 127 9.7
GATES 0 0.0 3 25.4 5 9.1
GRAHAM 0 0.0 1 11.5 2 4.1
GRANVILLE 4 6.7 5 8.0 20 6.7
GREENE 2 7.7 1 4.2 12 9.5
GUILFORD 44 7.2 55 9.3 253 8.8
HALIFAX 6 7.5 6 7.8 40 10.5
HARNETT 13 9.1 5 3.3 56 7.9
HAYWOOD 3 5.3 2 3.7 17 6.2
HENDERSON 7 6.8 10 9.0 39 7.6
HERTFORD 6 21.4 3 10.9 26 18.7
HOKE 4 6.0 5 7.5 23 7.2
HYDE 1 16.1 2 35.1 3 11.1
IREDELL 20 10.8 15 8.0 77 9.0
JACKSON 5 13.6 1 2.7 14 8.1
JOHNSTON 14 6.6 15 7.4 70 7.2
JONES 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 3.9
LEE 3 3.4 6 7.6 33 8.1
LENOIR 7 8.1 14 17.4 58 14.0
LINCOLN 11 12.2 11 12.0 38 8.9
MCDOWELL 3 5.5 4 7.6 24 9.2
MACON 4 13.0 5 16.0 10 6.7
MADISON 2 8.7 2 9.4 10 8.9
MARTIN 4 11.8 1 3.2 17 10.0
MECKLENBURG 104 8.5 94 7.9 412 7.5
MITCHELL 1 6.4 4 23.7 9 11.1
MONTGOMERY 2 4.8 2 4.8 15 7.3
MOORE 4 4.3 9 10.5 44 9.7
NASH 16 12.3 12 9.6 66 10.8
NEW HANOVER 11 5.4 15 7.4 65 6.6
NORTHAMPTON 3 11.6 4 15.4 15 11.6
ONSLOW 29 8.7 24 7.7 123 7.7
ORANGE 4 3.2 9 6.9 47 7.8
PAMLICO 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 3.7
PASQUOTANK 2 4.4 3 6.5 28 12.4
PENDER 4 8.1 4 8.0 18 7.7
PERQUIMANS 4 32.3 1 8.7 10 17.5
PERSON 7 16.2 5 10.4 27 12.1
PITT 16 7.9 31 15.6 112 11.7
POLK 3 15.8 0 0.0 10 11.4
RANDOLPH 18 9.2 20 10.7 76 8.3
RICHMOND 3 4.2 4 6.0 24 7.1
ROBESON 26 12.1 22 10.4 134 12.8
ROCKINGHAM 8 6.6 6 5.2 47 8.1
ROWAN 11 6.5 15 9.0 62 7.4
RUTHERFORD 8 9.2 9 10.8 39 9.5
SAMPSON 10 10.8 6 6.4 38 8.6
SCOTLAND 3 5.5 8 17.8 38 14.4
STANLY 6 8.0 8 10.6 34 9.3
STOKES 6 11.4 4 7.9 19 7.3
SURRY 7 7.2 7 7.4 38 8.1
SWAIN 1 5.5 1 5.6 3 3.5
TRANSYLVANIA 2 6.7 2 7.9 16 11.7
TYRRELL 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 13.5
UNION 11 4.9 15 6.5 75 7.2
VANCE 8 10.6 16 21.7 47 13.4
WAKE 74 7.2 66 6.2 359 7.5
WARREN 3 15.5 1 4.7 9 8.8
WASHINGTON 1 5.0 3 18.0 12 13.6
WATAUGA 3 8.3 4 11.8 13 7.6
WAYNE 20 11.3 17 9.8 97 11.3
WILKES 2 2.2 4 4.6 28 6.6
WILSON 11 10.2 12 10.8 57 10.4
YADKIN 6 11.4 3 6.3 14 5.7
YANCEY 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 5.2

Note: Rates per 1,000 live births.


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