2017 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 3b
Infant Mortality Racial Disparities Between White Non-Hispanics & African-American Non-Hispanics: 2013-2017

  Non-Hispanic White
Infant Deaths
Non-Hispanic
White Rate
Non-Hispanic African
American Infant
Deaths
Non-Hispanic
African American
Rate
Disparity Ratio
RESIDENCE: 1,757 5.3 1,830 12.7 2.40
NORTH CAROLINA
PCR I 177 5.8 30 15.5 2.67
PCR II 491 6.4 346 13.2 2.06
PCR III 275 4.4 368 11.5 2.61
PCR IV 276 4.1 383 12.0 2.93
PCR V 279 6.0 331 13.8 2.30
PCR VI 259 5.4 372 13.4 2.48
ALAMANCE 32 6.4 29 14.4 2.25
ALEXANDER 10 6.5 0 0.0 0.00
ALLEGHANY 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.00
ANSON 3 6.1 9 13.0 2.13
ASHE 6 6.1 0 0.0 0.00
AVERY 4 6.9 0 0.0 0.00
BEAUFORT 12 9.8 14 18.6 1.90
BERTIE 1 4.3 12 19.5 4.53
BLADEN 5 6.2 11 17.3 2.79
BRUNSWICK 21 5.4 4 6.0 1.11
BUNCOMBE 51 5.1 20 19.6 3.84
BURKE 24 7.2 1 5.1 0.71
CABARRUS 37 5.1 20 9.2 1.80
CALDWELL 27 7.9 2 9.0 1.14
CAMDEN 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.00
CARTERET 14 5.6 4 22.9 4.09
CASWELL 1 1.5 6 21.2 14.13
CATAWBA 34 6.1 16 17.2 2.82
CHATHAM 16 8.2 7 18.4 2.24
CHEROKEE 11 11.1 0 0.0 0.00
CHOWAN 1 2.8 2 6.7 2.39
CLAY 3 7.6 1 250.0 32.89
CLEVELAND 24 6.6 24 18.1 2.74
COLUMBUS 12 7.3 15 15.6 2.14
CRAVEN 24 5.1 18 12.3 2.41
CUMBERLAND 84 6.8 147 14.6 2.15
CURRITUCK 1 0.9 2 28.2 31.33
DARE 4 2.9 0 0.0 0.00
DAVIDSON 32 4.9 14 15.2 3.10
DAVIE 9 5.9 1 8.1 1.37
DUPLIN 13 9.2 9 11.4 1.24
DURHAM 31 3.8 85 11.9 3.13
EDGECOMBE 6 7.3 26 12.9 1.77
FORSYTH 59 5.6 79 12.4 2.21
FRANKLIN 10 4.9 14 14.6 2.98
GASTON 46 5.4 36 14.5 2.69
GATES 2 5.6 2 15.0 2.68
GRAHAM 1 2.8 0 0.0 0.00
GRANVILLE 10 6.5 10 11.2 1.72
GREENE 1 2.5 6 17.3 6.92
GUILFORD 60 5.1 159 12.8 2.51
HALIFAX 6 6.3 21 12.4 1.97
HARNETT 42 7.3 27 14.6 2.00
HAYWOOD 19 7.1 0 0.0 0.00
HENDERSON 20 5.0 2 10.0 2.00
HERTFORD 4 13.5 16 20.4 1.51
HOKE 9 4.0 12 10.5 2.63
HYDE 1 6.9 1 24.4 3.54
IREDELL 47 7.3 25 18.4 2.52
JACKSON 8 5.8 0 0.0 0.00
JOHNSTON 40 5.7 19 10.7 1.88
JONES 0 0.0 1 8.6 0
LEE 10 5.4 13 15.6 2.89
LENOIR 9 7.0 14 9.2 1.31
LINCOLN 10 3.0 8 36.4 12.13
MCDOWELL 14 7.1 0 0.0 0.00
MACON 13 9.5 1 62.5 6.58
MADISON 8 8.4 0 0.0 0.00
MARTIN 2 3.5 7 12.5 3.57
MECKLENBURG 113 3.9 239 10.3 2.64
MITCHELL 2 3.2 0 0.0 0.00
MONTGOMERY 7 9.1 6 21.8 2.40
MOORE 20 5.3 6 7.3 1.38
NASH 12 5.5 30 12.7 2.31
NEW HANOVER 25 3.2 24 11.6 3.63
NORTHAMPTON 1 3.6 8 13.6 3.78
ONSLOW 78 5.4 40 14.8 2.74
ORANGE 11 3.1 5 6.0 1.94
PAMLICO 3 9.7 3 39.5 4.07
PASQUOTANK 3 2.3 9 9.4 4.09
PENDER 12 5.5 15 29.6 5.38
PERQUIMANS 1 2.2 0 0.0 0.00
PERSON 6 4.5 14 23.1 5.13
PITT 33 6.9 71 15.8 2.29
POLK 4 6.5 0 0.0 0.00
RANDOLPH 49 8.6 6 10.7 1.24
RICHMOND 9 6.8 14 14.8 2.18
ROBESON 20 11.8 29 14.2 1.20
ROCKINGHAM 20 6.3 16 16.9 2.68
ROWAN 41 8.0 20 13.2 1.65
RUTHERFORD 14 5.2 6 14.6 2.81
SAMPSON 7 4.2 11 11.3 2.69
SCOTLAND 6 8.3 10 9.5 1.14
STANLY 14 5.4 11 21.9 4.06
STOKES 10 5.5 0 0.0 0.00
SURRY 16 5.7 1 6.5 1.14
SWAIN 2 3.9 0 0.0 0.00
TRANSYLVANIA 6 5.1 0 0.0 0.00
TYRRELL 1 8.1 0 0.0 0.00
UNION 28 3.6 21 13.1 3.64
VANCE 3 3.5 19 12.4 3.54
WAKE 105 3.1 156 11.1 3.58
WARREN 1 3.5 6 11.4 3.26
WASHINGTON 2 9.5 6 16.2 1.71
WATAUGA 13 8.0 2 69.0 8.63
WAYNE 14 3.6 22 8.3 2.31
WILKES 21 7.5 3 19.6 2.61
WILSON 10 5.6 28 13.9 2.48
YADKIN 9 6.1 1 23.8 3.90
YANCEY 1 1.4 0 0.0 0.00

Note: Rates based on less than 10 deaths are unreliable and should be interpreted with caution.
Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 04OCT2018