2019 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: 2018, 2019, and 2015-2019

Residence: 2018
Infant Deaths
2018 Rate   2019
Infant Deaths
2019 Rate   2015-2019
Infant Deaths
2015-2019
Rate
 
NORTH CAROLINA 806 6.8   810 6.8   4225 7.0  
PCR I 39 5.3   41 5.6   227 6.0  
PCR II 191 7.6   208 8.2   1034 8.1  
PCR III 153 6.1   145 5.9   760 6.1  
PCR IV 155 5.9   170 6.4   814 6.2  
PCR V 131 7.4   119 6.7   701 7.8  
PCR VI 137 7.9   127 7.4   689 7.9  
ALAMANCE 12 6.1   8 4.3 * 57 6.1  
ALEXANDER 1 2.9 * 3 8.4 * 15 8.5  
ALLEGHANY 1 11.0 * 1 12.7 * 3 6.4 *
ANSON 2 7.6 * 3 11.8 * 12 9.5  
ASHE 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 4 3.8 *
AVERY 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 4 5.7 *
BEAUFORT 2 4.8 * 5 11.5 * 23 10.3  
BERTIE 1 5.6 * 1 6.2 * 11 12.6  
BLADEN 2 5.4 * 2 5.8 * 15 8.7  
BRUNSWICK 11 11.1   5 4.9 * 32 6.3  
BUNCOMBE 10 4.0   12 4.9   60 4.8  
BURKE 8 9.3 * 6 6.7 * 35 7.8  
CABARRUS 19 7.6   15 5.9   74 5.9  
CALDWELL 3 3.9 * 11 12.5   31 7.6  
CAMDEN 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0.0 *
CARTERET 4 8.0 * 1 1.9 * 16 5.8  
CASWELL 3 13.8 * 3 14.4 * 10 9.8  
CATAWBA 7 4.1 * 8 4.7 * 55 6.5  
CHATHAM 5 7.7 * 4 6.6 * 29 9.0  
CHEROKEE 3 11.6 * 3 12.2 * 14 11.6  
CHOWAN 2 14.0 * 0 0.0 * 4 5.9 *
CLAY 1 12.0 * 0 0.0 * 5 11.3 *
CLEVELAND 11 9.5   7 6.1 * 49 8.9  
COLUMBUS 4 7.1 * 5 8.9 * 27 9.3  
CRAVEN 13 9.7   7 5.3 * 50 7.2  
CUMBERLAND 34 6.3   37 6.8   229 8.4  
CURRITUCK 0 0.0 * 1 3.9 * 4 3.1 *
DARE 0 0.0 * 1 3.2 * 2 1.2 *
DAVIDSON 19 10.9   8 4.5 * 67 7.6  
DAVIE 1 2.5 * 4 10.0 * 11 5.6  
DUPLIN 7 9.9 * 4 5.6 * 32 9.1  
DURHAM 23 5.5   32 7.7   128 6.1  
EDGECOMBE 4 6.7 * 5 8.7 * 33 11.0  
FORSYTH 36 8.3   43 9.8   195 8.9  
FRANKLIN 5 7.2 * 4 5.2 * 26 7.2  
GASTON 16 6.3   16 6.2   82 6.4  
GATES 0 0.0 * 1 10.3 * 5 9.8 *
GRAHAM 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 1 2.4 *
GRANVILLE 4 6.8 * 3 5.3 * 19 6.5  
GREENE 3 14.6 * 3 13.3 * 10 9.6  
GUILFORD 52 8.5   56 9.3   267 8.7  
HALIFAX 6 11.2 * 7 13.0 * 30 10.7  
HARNETT 15 8.1   13 7.0   68 7.3  
HAYWOOD 2 3.7 * 5 9.5 * 22 7.6  
HENDERSON 5 4.6 * 6 5.9 * 31 5.8  
HERTFORD 4 17.4 * 0 0.0 * 13 11.6  
HOKE 8 9.5 * 9 10.4 * 39 8.7  
HYDE 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 1 5.2 *
IREDELL 16 8.5   12 6.4   80 8.4  
JACKSON 2 5.5 * 1 2.7 * 15 7.9  
JOHNSTON 10 4.3   16 6.3   78 6.6  
JONES 1 11.4 * 0 0.0 * 1 2.2 *
LEE 7 8.8 * 4 5.1 * 29 7.5  
LENOIR 5 8.0 * 6 9.7 * 23 7.3  
LINCOLN 9 10.5 * 3 3.4 * 27 6.5  
MCDOWELL 4 9.6 * 2 4.6 * 16 7.1  
MACON 2 6.2 * 1 3.1 * 12 7.2  
MADISON 0 0.0 * 1 5.5 * 4 4.0 *
MARTIN 3 12.1 * 4 18.1 * 13 10.7  
MECKLENBURG 75 5.1   90 6.3   431 5.9  
MITCHELL 0 0.0 * 1 7.9 * 2 2.8 *
MONTGOMERY 4 14.4 * 2 7.2 * 12 8.3  
MOORE 7 6.0 * 2 1.7 * 33 5.9  
NASH 8 7.6 * 8 7.3 * 43 8.1  
NEW HANOVER 16 7.5   8 3.7 * 61 5.5  
NORTHAMPTON 1 5.8 * 1 6.1 * 6 6.6 *
ONSLOW 18 4.6   15 3.9   110 5.5  
ORANGE 7 6.2 * 13 11.2   33 5.6  
PAMLICO 2 22.2 * 1 13.7 * 6 14.4 *
PASQUOTANK 4 8.8 * 4 8.4 * 16 6.7  
PENDER 3 4.8 * 2 3.2 * 24 7.6  
PERQUIMANS 2 16.5 * 0 0.0 * 2 3.4 *
PERSON 5 12.5 * 3 6.9 * 21 10.1  
PITT 14 6.7   24 11.5   103 9.9  
POLK 0 0.0 * 0 0.0 * 3 4.0 *
RANDOLPH 13 8.6   15 9.7   76 9.7  
RICHMOND 3 5.4 * 6 10.7 * 28 10.1  
ROBESON 15 8.8   23 13.3   90 10.3  
ROCKINGHAM 9 9.9 * 8 9.0 * 41 9.1  
ROWAN 9 5.6 * 14 9.0   63 7.9  
RUTHERFORD 6 9.2 * 1 1.5 * 22 6.5  
SAMPSON 6 7.2 * 3 4.1 * 25 6.2  
SCOTLAND 3 6.8 * 2 4.5 * 18 8.0  
STANLY 9 13.3 * 6 9.0 * 33 9.6  
STOKES 3 7.6 * 0 0.0 * 8 4.1 *
SURRY 4 5.3 * 5 6.5 * 22 5.9  
SWAIN 1 7.1 * 5 27.6 * 10 11.6  
TRANSYLVANIA 2 7.2 * 3 11.5 * 8 6.0 *
TYRRELL 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0.0 *
UNION 12 4.9   5 2.2 * 52 4.4  
VANCE 7 12.5 * 5 8.8 * 22 7.9  
WAKE 67 5.3   74 5.8   357 5.6  
WARREN 0 0.0 * 1 6.9 * 5 5.9 *
WASHINGTON 2 15.5 * 4 30.3 * 14 21.9  
WATAUGA 4 11.3 * 1 3.2 * 17 9.5  
WAYNE 18 11.0   17 10.5   65 8.0  
WILKES 5 7.2 * 8 12.0 * 27 7.9  
WILSON 13 13.3   7 7.2 * 53 11.0  
YADKIN 0 0.0 * 5 13.3 * 13 6.8  
YANCEY 1 5.5 * 0 0.0 * 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, 02NOV2020