2018 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 2
North Carolina Resident Infant Death Rates (per 1,000 live births)
by Perinatal Care Region (PCR) and County of Residence: 2017, 2018, and 2014-2018

Residence: 2017
Infant Deaths
2017 Rate   2018
Infant Deaths
2018 Rate   2014-2018
Infant Deaths
2014-2018
Rate
 
NORTH CAROLINA 852 7.1   806 6.8   4275 7.1  
PCR I 47 6.4   39 5.3   238 6.3  
PCR II 222 8.8   191 7.6   1007 7.9  
PCR III 131 5.2   153 6.1   768 6.2  
PCR IV 161 6.1   155 5.9   816 6.2  
PCR V 166 9.2   131 7.4   740 8.2  
PCR VI 125 7.1   137 7.9   706 7.9  
ALAMANCE 10 5.2   12 6.1   68 7.3  
ALEXANDER 4 10.6 * 1 2.9 * 13 7.4  
ALLEGHANY 0 0.0 * 1 11.0 * 2 4.1 *
ANSON 1 3.9 * 2 7.6 * 11 8.8  
ASHE 2 9.3 * 0 0.0 * 5 4.7 *
AVERY 1 9.2 * 0 0.0 * 5 7.3 *
BEAUFORT 5 10.6 * 2 4.8 * 26 11.6  
BERTIE 2 11.7 * 1 5.6 * 12 13.7  
BLADEN 3 9.2 * 2 5.4 * 15 8.6  
BRUNSWICK 5 5.0 * 11 11.1   31 6.1  
BUNCOMBE 11 4.6   10 4.0   65 5.1  
BURKE 9 9.7 * 8 9.3 * 39 8.7  
CABARRUS 10 3.9   19 7.6   73 5.9  
CALDWELL 6 7.7 * 3 3.9 * 32 8.0  
CAMDEN 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0.0 *
CARTERET 3 5.3 * 4 8.0 * 18 6.4  
CASWELL 3 14.7 * 3 13.8 * 10 9.7  
CATAWBA 15 9.1   7 4.1 * 59 6.9  
CHATHAM 4 6.0 * 5 7.7 * 34 10.5  
CHEROKEE 5 22.6 * 3 11.6 * 14 12.0  
CHOWAN 0 0.0 * 2 14.0 * 5 7.4 *
CLAY 2 22.5 * 1 12.0 * 5 11.5 *
CLEVELAND 11 10.3   11 9.5   49 9.0  
COLUMBUS 6 10.4 * 4 7.1 * 31 10.5  
CRAVEN 10 7.2   13 9.7   50 7.0  
CUMBERLAND 52 9.4   34 6.3   256 9.3  
CURRITUCK 3 11.7 * 0 0.0 * 7 5.4 *
DARE 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 3 1.8 *
DAVIDSON 7 4.0 * 19 10.9   66 7.5  
DAVIE 2 5.4 * 1 2.5 * 9 4.6 *
DUPLIN 5 7.7 * 7 9.9 * 31 8.6  
DURHAM 21 5.0   23 5.5   135 6.3  
EDGECOMBE 9 14.3 * 4 6.7 * 32 10.6  
FORSYTH 43 9.8   36 8.3   181 8.2  
FRANKLIN 4 5.6 * 5 7.2 * 29 8.3  
GASTON 15 5.8   16 6.3   83 6.5  
GATES 2 20.0 * 0 0.0 * 5 9.7 *
GRAHAM 1 12.8 * 0 0.0 * 1 2.5 *
GRANVILLE 4 6.7 * 4 6.8 * 20 6.9  
GREENE 1 4.9 * 3 14.6 * 8 7.7 *
GUILFORD 61 9.8   52 8.5   259 8.4  
HALIFAX 4 6.7 * 6 11.2 * 29 10.2  
HARNETT 16 8.5   15 8.1   77 8.2  
HAYWOOD 1 1.6 * 2 3.7 * 20 6.8  
HENDERSON 6 5.8 * 5 4.6 * 29 5.4  
HERTFORD 2 8.7 * 4 17.4 * 20 17.5  
HOKE 8 9.1 * 8 9.5 * 35 7.7  
HYDE 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 1 5.2 *
IREDELL 18 9.7   16 8.5   81 8.6  
JACKSON 2 5.4 * 2 5.5 * 14 7.3  
JOHNSTON 19 8.2   10 4.3   73 6.3  
JONES 0 0.0 * 1 11.4 * 1 2.1 *
LEE 8 10.5 * 7 8.8 * 29 7.5  
LENOIR 5 8.1 * 5 8.0 * 24 7.5  
LINCOLN 5 6.2 * 9 10.5 * 28 6.9  
MCDOWELL 3 6.6 * 4 9.6 * 20 8.9  
MACON 2 5.9 * 2 6.2 * 14 8.3  
MADISON 1 5.6 * 0 0.0 * 8 7.8 *
MARTIN 3 12.1 * 3 12.1 * 10 8.1  
MECKLENBURG 71 4.8   75 5.1   432 5.9  
MITCHELL 1 7.4 * 0 0.0 * 2 2.8 *
MONTGOMERY 2 7.4 * 4 14.4 * 13 8.8  
MOORE 10 9.0   7 6.0 * 35 6.4  
NASH 9 8.1 * 8 7.6 * 44 8.4  
NEW HANOVER 14 6.2   16 7.5   56 5.0  
NORTHAMPTON 1 5.0 * 1 5.8 * 8 8.8 *
ONSLOW 18 4.4   18 4.6   125 6.1  
ORANGE 1 0.8 * 7 6.2 * 26 4.4  
PAMLICO 2 27.4 * 2 22.2 * 7 16.1 *
PASQUOTANK 0 0.0 * 4 8.8 * 15 6.1  
PENDER 7 10.6 * 3 4.8 * 26 8.2  
PERQUIMANS 0 0.0 * 2 16.5 * 2 3.3 *
PERSON 9 20.3 * 5 12.5 * 21 10.1  
PITT 18 8.8   14 6.7   107 10.2  
POLK 1 6.2 * 0 0.0 * 5 6.7 *
RANDOLPH 19 12.1   13 8.6   68 8.7  
RICHMOND 8 13.9 * 3 5.4 * 25 9.2  
ROBESON 25 14.0   15 8.8   94 10.6  
ROCKINGHAM 4 4.7 * 9 9.9 * 38 8.3  
ROWAN 15 9.4   9 5.6 * 66 8.3  
RUTHERFORD 6 8.7 * 6 9.2 * 25 7.5  
SAMPSON 5 6.0 * 6 7.2 * 25 6.0  
SCOTLAND 5 11.0 * 3 6.8 * 21 9.4  
STANLY 7 9.6 * 9 13.3 * 31 8.9  
STOKES 0 0.0 * 3 7.6 * 10 5.0  
SURRY 4 5.4 * 4 5.3 * 21 5.6  
SWAIN 3 19.7 * 1 7.1 * 8 9.1 *
TRANSYLVANIA 2 7.9 * 2 7.2 * 6 4.4 *
TYRRELL 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 1 4.9 *
UNION 11 4.6   12 4.9   61 5.1  
VANCE 6 10.3 * 7 12.5 * 21 7.6  
WAKE 72 5.7   67 5.3   342 5.4  
WARREN 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 8 8.9 *
WASHINGTON 3 22.4 * 2 15.5 * 10 16.0  
WATAUGA 8 20.1 * 4 11.3 * 17 9.2  
WAYNE 8 5.0 * 18 11.0   55 6.7  
WILKES 2 3.1 * 5 7.2 * 25 7.3  
WILSON 12 12.8   13 13.3   50 10.4  
YADKIN 2 5.1 * 0 0.0 * 11 5.9  
YANCEY 0 0.0 * 1 5.5 * 2 2.3 *

*TECHNICAL NOTE: RATES BASED ON SMALL NUMBERS (FEWER THAN 10) ARE UNSTABLE
Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 24SEP2019