2018 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 5
North Carolina Resident Neonatal Death Rates and Annual Percent Changes by Race/Ethnicity: 2018

  Total Rate % Change White Non-Hispanic
Rate
% Change Af. Am. Non-Hispanic
Rate
% Change Am. Ind. Non-Hispanic
Rate
% Change Other Non-Hispanic
Rate
% Change Hispanic Rate % Change
Year: 4.9 -2.0 3.6 -7.7 8.9 -2.2 4.4 -40.5 3.0 -9.1 4.2 61.5
2014
2015 4.9 0.0 3.6 0.0 8.4 -5.6 2.4 -45.5 4.7 56.7 4.2 0.0
2016 4.9 0.0 3.0 -16.7 9.4 11.9 5.1 112.5 4.8 2.1 4.6 9.5
2017 4.8 -2.0 3.2 6.7 8.8 -6.4 6.9 35.3 5.7 18.8 3.8 -17.4
2018 4.3 -10.4 3.1 -3.1 7.9 -10.2 7.5 8.7 3.0 -47.4 3.3 -13.2

Neonatal Infant Deaths (<28 days) per 1,000 live births.
Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 24SEP2019