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North Carolina 2002 Final Infant Death Rates

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

County
Infant Deaths Live Births Infant Death Rate
White Other Races Total White Other Races Total White Other Races Total
NORTH CAROLINA
501 456 957 85,117 32,190 117,307 5.9 14.2 8.2
ALAMANCE
11 8 19 1,445 369 1,814 7.6 21.7 10.5
ALEXANDER
2 0 2 370 31 401 5.4 0.0 5.0
ALLEGHANY
1 0 1 97 3 100 10.3 0.0 10.0
ANSON
1 1 2 160 161 321 6.3 6.2 6.2
ASHE
3 0 3 215 4 219 14.0 0.0 13.7
AVERY
1 0 1 161 0 161 6.2 0.0. 6.2
BEAUFORT
6 4 10 414 217 631 14.5 18.4 15.8
BERTIE
0 3 3 73 182 255 0.0 16.5 11.8
BLADEN
2 3 5 261 173 434 7.7 17.3 11.5
BRUNSWICK
4 0 4 686 127 813 5.8 0.0 4.9
BUNCOMBE
13 5 18 2,263 301 2,564 5.7 16.6 7.0
BURKE
5 2 7 902 145 1,047 5.5 13.8 6.7
CABARRUS
10 6 16 1,825 365 2,190 5.5 16.4 7.3
CALDWELL
9 0 9 879 64 943 10.2 0.0 9.5
CAMDEN
0 0 0 57 15 72 0.0 0.0 0.0
CARTERET
3 0 3 514 63 577 5.8 0.0 5.2
CASWELL
1 0 1 193 74 267 5.2 0.0 3.7
CATAWBA
7 5 12 1,768 311 2,079 4.0 16.1 5.8
CHATHAM
4 1 5 602 94 696 6.6 10.6 7.2
CHEROKEE
1 0 1 260 10 270 3.8 0.0 3.7
CHOWAN
0 0 0 95 92 187 0.0 0.0 0.0
CLAY
0 0 0 89 1 90 0.0 0.0 0.0
CLEVELAND
4 4 8 894 308 1,202 4.5 13.0 6.7
COLUMBUS
2 5 7 492 279 771 4.1 17.9 9.1
CRAVEN
5 2 7 1,100 419 1,519 4.5 4.8 4.6
CUMBERLAND
25 36 61 3,239 2,194 5,433 7.7 16.4 11.2
CURRITUCK
2 0 2 203 8 211 9.9 0.0 9.5
DARE
2 1 3 339 15 354 5.9 66.7 8.5
DAVIDSON
13 4 17 1,715 188 1,903 7.6 21.3 8.9
DAVIE
7 0 7 411 20 431 17.0 0.0 16.2
DUPLIN
6 4 10 602 200 802 10.0 20.0 12.5
DURHAM
14 21 35 2,178 1,723 3,901 6.4 12.2 9.0
EDGECOMBE
1 7 8 289 458 747 3.5 15.3 10.7
FORSYTH
18 23 41 3,300 1,220 4,520 5.5 18.9 9.1
FRANKLIN
2 0 2 482 191 673 4.1 0.0 3.0
GASTON
14 2 16 2,162 424 2,586 6.5 4.7 6.2
GATES
0 0 0 63 48 111 0.0 0.0 0.0
GRAHAM
0 0 0 90 9 99 0.0 0.0 0.0
GRANVILLE
1 2 3 401 158 559 2.5 12.7 5.4
GREENE
4 1 5 137 101 238 29.2 9.9 21.0
GUILFORD
18 37 55 3,505 2,326 5,831 5.1 15.9 9.4
HALIFAX
0 4 4 261 492 753 0.0 8.1 5.3
HARNETT
6 6 12 1,065 358 1,423 5.6 16.8 8.4
HAYWOOD
3 0 3 561 13 574 5.3 0.0 5.2
HENDERSON
3 1 4 1,025 50 1,075 2.9 20.0 3.7
HERTFORD
0 2 2 85 194 279 0.0 10.3 7.2
HOKE
6 3 9 398 271 669 15.1 11.1 13.5
HYDE
0 0 0 48 12 60 0.0 0.0 0.0
IREDELL
8 10 18 1,509 300 1,809 5.3 33.3 10.0
JACKSON
1 0 1 286 72 358 3.5 0.0 2.8
JOHNSTON
11 5 16 1,752 364 2,116 6.3 13.7 7.6
JONES
1 0 1 59 34 93 16.9 0.0 10.8
LEE
3 1 4 638 179 817 4.7 5.6 4.9
LENOIR
3 3 6 441 384 825 6.8 7.8 7.3
LINCOLN
6 1 7 758 42 800 7.9 23.8 8.8
MCDOWELL
5 0 5 489 21 510 10.2 0.0 9.8
MACON
3 0 3 297 5 302 10.1 0.0 9.9
MADISON
0 0 0 212 2 214 0.0 0.0 0.0
MARTIN
1 2 3 142 161 303 7.0 12.4 9.9
MECKLENBURG
36 61 97 8,074 4,222 12,296 4.5 14.4 7.9
MITCHELL
0 0 0 171 1 172 0.0 0.0 0.0
MONTGOMERY
2 2 4 301 81 382 6.6 24.7 10.5
MOORE
3 3 6 730 201 931 4.1 14.9 6.4
NASH
5 6 11 721 479 1,200 6.9 12.5 9.2
NEW HANOVER
3 4 7 1,558 481 2,039 1.9 8.3 3.4
NORTHAMPTON
0 6 6 70 140 210 0.0 42.9 28.6
ONSLOW
15 11 26 2,386 728 3,114 6.3 15.1 8.3
ORANGE
6 2 8 1,034 322 1,356 5.8 6.2 5.9
PAMLICO
1 0 1 64 36 100 15.6 0.0 10.0
PASQUOTANK
1 4 5 262 200 462 3.8 20.0 10.8
PENDER
3 2 5 397 90 487 7.6 22.2 10.3
PERQUIMANS
0 1 1 77 40 117 0.0 25.0 8.5
PERSON
1 2 3 333 143 476 3.0 14.0 6.3
PITT
6 15 21 1,128 859 1,987 5.3 17.5 10.6
POLK
0 0 0 152 8 160 0.0 0.0 0.0
RANDOLPH
16 1 17 1,628 129 1,757 9.8 7.8 9.7
RICHMOND
1 5 6 368 213 581 2.7 23.5 10.3
ROBESON
7 21 28 723 1,309 2,032 9.7 16.0 13.8
ROCKINGHAM
10 1 11 945 195 1,140 10.6 5.1 9.6
ROWAN
9 4 13 1,397 293 1,690 6.4 13.7 7.7
RUTHERFORD
6 4 10 650 96 746 9.2 41.7 13.4
SAMPSON
5 3 8 643 247 890 7.8 12.1 9.0
SCOTLAND
2 3 5 217 277 494 9.2 10.8 10.1
STANLY
3 2 5 623 130 753 4.8 15.4 6.6
STOKES
1 0 1 457 22 479 2.2 0.0 2.1
SURRY
4 0 4 858 65 923 4.7 0.0 4.3
SWAIN
0 0 0 89 77 166 0.0 0.0 0.0
TRANSYLVANIA
2 1 3 270 10 280 7.4 100.0 10.7
TYRRELL
0 0 0 26 14 40 0.0 0.0 0.0
UNION
9 5 14 1,985 327 2,312 4.5 15.3 6.1
VANCE
5 6 11 340 353 693 14.7 17.0 15.9
WAKE
34 26 60 7,959 2,965 10,924 4.3 8.8 5.5
WARREN
0 5 5 60 120 180 0.0 41.7 27.8
WASHINGTON
1 2 3 55 103 158 18.2 19.4 19.0
WATAUGA
2 0 2 332 6 338 6.0 0.0 5.9
WAYNE
3 13 16 1,048 612 1,660 2.9 21.2 9.6
WILKES
7 0 7 825 52 877 8.5 0.0 8.0
WILSON
5 10 15 598 481 1,079 8.4 20.8 13.9
YADKIN
5 0 5 444 18 462 11.3 0.0 10.8
YANCEY
0 0 0 162 0 162 0.0 0.0 0.0

Note: Rates per 1,000 live births.


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