2019 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 3b
Infant Mortality Racial Disparities Between White Non-Hispanics & African-American Non-Hispanics: 2015-2019

  Non-Hispanic White
Infant Deaths
Non-Hispanic
White Rate
Non-Hispanic African
American Infant
Deaths
Non-Hispanic
African American
Rate
Disparity Ratio
RESIDENCE: 1,671 5.1 1,814 12.6 2.47
NORTH CAROLINA
PCR I 163 5.4 19 10.1 1.87
PCR II 503 6.6 370 14.1 2.14
PCR III 276 4.5 349 10.7 2.38
PCR IV 243 3.6 392 12.4 3.44
PCR V 260 5.8 304 12.8 2.21
PCR VI 226 4.9 380 13.9 2.84
ALAMANCE 24 4.8 23 10.8 2.25
ALEXANDER 12 7.9 0 0.0 0.00
ALLEGHANY 1 2.7 0 0.0 0.00
ANSON 2 3.9 7 10.3 2.64
ASHE 3 3.3 0 0.0 0.00
AVERY 2 3.3 0 0.0 0.00
BEAUFORT 9 7.5 10 14.2 1.89
BERTIE 1 3.9 10 17.1 4.38
BLADEN 3 3.7 10 16.8 4.54
BRUNSWICK 23 6.1 3 4.7 0.77
BUNCOMBE 41 4.2 9 9.2 2.19
BURKE 26 7.8 3 14.6 1.87
CABARRUS 37 5.2 26 10.9 2.10
CALDWELL 24 7.0 2 8.4 1.20
CAMDEN 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.00
CARTERET 13 5.6 2 12.3 2.20
CASWELL 2 3.1 6 21.2 6.84
CATAWBA 32 5.8 13 14.2 2.45
CHATHAM 15 7.3 5 14.1 1.93
CHEROKEE 12 11.2 1 45.5 4.06
CHOWAN 0 0.0 4 13.3 0
CLAY 4 10.1 1 250.0 24.75
CLEVELAND 27 7.1 19 13.9 1.96
COLUMBUS 15 9.3 11 12.3 1.32
CRAVEN 24 5.5 20 13.8 2.51
CUMBERLAND 67 5.8 129 12.5 2.16
CURRITUCK 1 0.9 2 26.3 29.22
DARE 1 0.8 0 0.0 0.00
DAVIDSON 39 5.9 14 13.7 2.32
DAVIE 9 5.7 1 7.2 1.26
DUPLIN 12 8.4 11 13.9 1.65
DURHAM 21 2.6 79 11.5 4.42
EDGECOMBE 5 6.0 24 12.5 2.08
FORSYTH 63 6.1 94 14.9 2.44
FRANKLIN 6 2.8 16 17.2 6.14
GASTON 43 5.2 26 9.6 1.85
GATES 2 5.5 2 15.6 2.84
GRAHAM 1 2.9 0 0.0 0.00
GRANVILLE 8 5.0 9 9.9 1.98
GREENE 1 2.4 8 23.5 9.79
GUILFORD 54 4.7 170 13.5 2.87
HALIFAX 7 7.3 21 13.0 1.78
HARNETT 35 6.3 23 12.2 1.94
HAYWOOD 20 7.5 0 0.0 0.00
HENDERSON 20 5.1 2 10.1 1.98
HERTFORD 1 3.2 11 15.1 4.72
HOKE 12 5.7 18 16.0 2.81
HYDE 0 0.0 1 23.8 0
IREDELL 52 7.8 22 16.0 2.05
JACKSON 7 5.2 0 0.0 0.00
JOHNSTON 36 5.0 23 11.7 2.34
JONES 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.00
LEE 10 5.4 13 16.1 2.98
LENOIR 11 8.7 10 6.8 0.78
LINCOLN 17 5.0 8 33.1 6.62
MCDOWELL 14 7.2 0 0.0 0.00
MACON 10 7.6 1 76.9 10.12
MADISON 4 4.1 0 0.0 0.00
MARTIN 5 8.5 8 14.7 1.73
MECKLENBURG 99 3.5 241 10.3 2.94
MITCHELL 2 3.2 0 0.0 0.00
MONTGOMERY 7 9.0 4 16.7 1.86
MOORE 21 5.2 7 8.7 1.67
NASH 13 6.0 28 11.7 1.95
NEW HANOVER 35 4.7 22 11.1 2.36
NORTHAMPTON 0 0.0 6 10.5 0
ONSLOW 65 4.7 29 11.4 2.43
ORANGE 12 3.5 9 11.4 3.26
PAMLICO 2 6.5 4 56.3 8.66
PASQUOTANK 4 3.2 11 12.0 3.75
PENDER 11 5.0 11 22.3 4.46
PERQUIMANS 1 2.3 1 7.2 3.13
PERSON 6 4.7 15 23.9 5.09
PITT 16 3.5 77 16.7 4.77
POLK 3 4.7 0 0.0 0.00
RANDOLPH 58 10.5 8 15.2 1.45
RICHMOND 10 7.3 17 17.1 2.34
ROBESON 11 6.9 26 13.8 2.00
ROCKINGHAM 23 7.3 15 16.6 2.27
ROWAN 37 7.3 21 13.8 1.89
RUTHERFORD 13 4.9 5 12.0 2.45
SAMPSON 7 4.2 10 10.9 2.60
SCOTLAND 3 4.2 13 12.6 3.00
STANLY 22 8.4 9 19.1 2.27
STOKES 6 3.3 1 15.6 4.73
SURRY 18 6.4 1 5.9 0.92
SWAIN 3 6.3 0 0.0 0.00
TRANSYLVANIA 7 6.1 0 0.0 0.00
TYRRELL 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.00
UNION 29 3.8 13 8.2 2.16
VANCE 4 5.0 18 11.4 2.28
WAKE 98 3.0 173 12.4 4.13
WARREN 1 3.9 3 6.3 1.62
WASHINGTON 3 15.6 11 27.5 1.76
WATAUGA 15 9.5 1 40.0 4.21
WAYNE 18 4.8 35 13.6 2.83
WILKES 20 7.1 4 25.8 3.63
WILSON 11 6.1 34 16.5 2.70
YADKIN 9 6.1 0 0.0 0.00
YANCEY 2 2.6 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, 02NOV2020