2018 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 3b
Infant Mortality Racial Disparities Between White Non-Hispanics & African-American Non-Hispanics: 2014-2018

  Non-Hispanic White
Infant Deaths
Non-Hispanic
White Rate
Non-Hispanic African
American Infant
Deaths
Non-Hispanic
African American
Rate
Disparity Ratio
RESIDENCE: 1,716 5.2 1,820 12.7 2.44
NORTH CAROLINA
PCR I 167 5.5 25 13.2 2.40
PCR II 488 6.3 354 13.5 2.14
PCR III 288 4.6 348 10.7 2.33
PCR IV 260 3.8 387 12.2 3.21
PCR V 271 5.9 329 13.8 2.34
PCR VI 242 5.1 377 13.7 2.69
ALAMANCE 28 5.6 27 13.1 2.34
ALEXANDER 10 6.6 0 0.0 0.00
ALLEGHANY 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.00
ANSON 2 3.9 6 8.9 2.28
ASHE 3 3.2 0 0.0 0.00
AVERY 3 5.1 0 0.0 0.00
BEAUFORT 10 8.3 13 18.0 2.17
BERTIE 1 4.1 11 18.2 4.44
BLADEN 3 3.7 10 15.7 4.24
BRUNSWICK 23 5.9 4 6.4 1.08
BUNCOMBE 38 3.8 15 15.1 3.97
BURKE 29 8.7 1 5.0 0.57
CABARRUS 39 5.5 23 10.1 1.84
CALDWELL 25 7.3 2 9.3 1.27
CAMDEN 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.00
CARTERET 14 5.9 3 17.1 2.90
CASWELL 1 1.6 8 26.8 16.75
CATAWBA 33 5.9 15 15.9 2.69
CHATHAM 16 7.9 7 18.7 2.37
CHEROKEE 11 10.6 1 41.7 3.93
CHOWAN 1 2.9 4 13.5 4.66
CLAY 4 10.2 1 200.0 19.61
CLEVELAND 27 7.2 20 14.9 2.07
COLUMBUS 12 7.4 15 16.3 2.20
CRAVEN 25 5.5 18 12.4 2.25
CUMBERLAND 71 6.0 145 14.2 2.37
CURRITUCK 1 0.9 2 28.6 31.78
DARE 3 2.2 0 0.0 0.00
DAVIDSON 39 5.9 14 14.3 2.42
DAVIE 7 4.5 2 16.1 3.58
DUPLIN 13 9.1 10 12.8 1.41
DURHAM 26 3.2 79 11.2 3.50
EDGECOMBE 4 4.9 24 12.2 2.49
FORSYTH 63 6.1 79 12.5 2.05
FRANKLIN 11 5.3 16 17.1 3.23
GASTON 48 5.7 25 9.7 1.70
GATES 2 5.6 2 14.6 2.61
GRAHAM 1 2.9 0 0.0 0.00
GRANVILLE 8 5.1 9 9.9 1.94
GREENE 0 0.0 7 20.1 0
GUILFORD 49 4.2 166 13.3 3.17
HALIFAX 7 7.2 20 12.0 1.67
HARNETT 39 6.9 29 15.2 2.20
HAYWOOD 18 6.7 0 0.0 0.00
HENDERSON 18 4.5 2 9.7 2.16
HERTFORD 2 6.5 17 22.3 3.43
HOKE 9 4.1 18 16.0 3.90
HYDE 0 0.0 1 27.0 0
IREDELL 49 7.5 26 19.2 2.56
JACKSON 7 5.2 0 0.0 0.00
JOHNSTON 37 5.2 19 10.2 1.96
JONES 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.00
LEE 10 5.5 13 15.7 2.85
LENOIR 10 7.8 13 8.7 1.12
LINCOLN 16 4.7 9 37.8 8.04
MCDOWELL 16 8.2 0 0.0 0.00
MACON 13 9.6 1 90.9 9.47
MADISON 8 8.1 0 0.0 0.00
MARTIN 3 5.0 7 12.8 2.56
MECKLENBURG 104 3.6 238 10.2 2.83
MITCHELL 2 3.1 0 0.0 0.00
MONTGOMERY 7 9.0 6 23.3 2.59
MOORE 22 5.6 6 7.3 1.30
NASH 13 6.0 29 12.5 2.08
NEW HANOVER 32 4.2 20 10.0 2.38
NORTHAMPTON 1 3.4 7 12.2 3.59
ONSLOW 73 5.1 34 12.9 2.53
ORANGE 11 3.2 8 10.0 3.13
PAMLICO 3 9.3 4 53.3 5.73
PASQUOTANK 5 3.9 9 9.4 2.41
PENDER 12 5.4 13 26.3 4.87
PERQUIMANS 1 2.3 1 7.4 3.22
PERSON 4 3.1 17 27.3 8.81
PITT 22 4.7 73 16.1 3.43
POLK 4 6.5 0 0.0 0.00
RANDOLPH 50 8.9 7 13.0 1.46
RICHMOND 10 7.4 14 14.6 1.97
ROBESON 18 11.1 27 13.9 1.25
ROCKINGHAM 21 6.6 15 16.3 2.47
ROWAN 40 7.8 21 13.7 1.76
RUTHERFORD 17 6.4 5 12.3 1.92
SAMPSON 7 4.2 10 10.7 2.55
SCOTLAND 6 8.5 12 11.4 1.34
STANLY 20 7.6 10 20.1 2.64
STOKES 8 4.4 1 15.2 3.45
SURRY 17 6.1 1 6.2 1.02
SWAIN 2 4.2 0 0.0 0.00
TRANSYLVANIA 6 5.1 0 0.0 0.00
TYRRELL 1 8.4 0 0.0 0.00
UNION 32 4.1 17 10.7 2.61
VANCE 4 4.9 16 10.2 2.08
WAKE 103 3.1 162 11.7 3.77
WARREN 1 3.5 6 12.0 3.43
WASHINGTON 2 9.8 8 21.9 2.23
WATAUGA 16 9.7 1 37.0 3.81
WAYNE 14 3.7 29 11.2 3.03
WILKES 20 7.1 2 12.9 1.82
WILSON 11 6.1 31 15.2 2.49
YADKIN 6 4.1 1 23.3 5.68
YANCEY 2 2.7 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, 24SEP2019