2020 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 1
North Carolina Resident Infant Death Rates (per 1,000 live births), 2020

Residence: Total Infant
Deaths
Total Rate * Non-Hispanic
White Infant
Deaths
Non-Hispanic
White Rate
* Non-Hispanic
Af. Am.
Infant Deaths
Non-Hispanic
Af. Am. Rate
* Non-Hispanic
Am. Ind.
Infant
Deaths
Non-Hispanic
Am.Ind. Rate
* Non-Hispanic
Other Infant
Deaths
Non-Hispanic
Other Rate
* Hispanic
Infant Deaths
Hispanic Rate *
NORTH CAROLINA 803 6.9   297 4.8   366 12.8   5 3.3 * 23 4.2   112 5.8  
PCR I 44 6.4   36 6.6   4 11.6 * 0 0 * 1 8.1 * 3 3.5 *
PCR II 161 6.5   72 5.0   59 11.1   0 0 * 5 4.7 * 25 6.4  
PCR III 144 5.8   51 4.3   75 11.3   0 0 * 6 3.5 * 12 2.6  
PCR IV 166 6.4   44 3.4   85 13.7   1 12.5 * 6 3.3 * 30 6.0  
PCR V 133 7.7   42 4.9   62 13.1   4 3.6 * 4 10.8 * 21 7.9  
PCR VI 155 9.2   52 6.0   81 15.3   0 0 * 1 2.7 * 21 8.9  
ALAMANCE 11 6.0   5 5.4 * 4 9.2 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 2 4.8 *
ALEXANDER 1 2.9 * 1 3.3 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
ALLEGHANY 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
ANSON 5 18.0 * 2 16.3 * 3 21.6 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
ASHE 2 8.6 * 2 10.0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
AVERY 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
BEAUFORT 6 14.0 * 4 17.1 * 1 7.0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 1 20.8 *
BERTIE 3 16.9 * 0 0 * 3 26.1 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
BLADEN 4 11.6 * 1 6.5 * 2 16.5 * 1 52.6 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
BRUNSWICK 3 3.0 * 3 4.1 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
BUNCOMBE 16 6.9   13 7.4   2 11.5 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 1 2.9 *
BURKE 5 6.3 * 2 3.5 * 1 21.3 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 2 15.3 *
CABARRUS 10 3.9   5 3.8 * 4 7.4 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 1 2.2 *
CALDWELL 6 8.2 * 2 3.3 * 3 60.0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 1 15.6 *
CAMDEN 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
CARTERET 4 8.4 * 2 5.1 * 1 35.7 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 1 23.3 *
CASWELL 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
CATAWBA 7 4.4 * 3 2.9 * 3 16.9 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 1 3.9 *
CHATHAM 8 12.4 * 3 7.4 * 3 39.5 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 2 12.9 *
CHEROKEE 2 8.2 * 2 8.8 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
CHOWAN 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
CLAY 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
CLEVELAND 5 4.6 * 4 5.7 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 1 13.7 *
COLUMBUS 5 8.7 * 2 6.7 * 3 15.2 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
CRAVEN 9 6.9 * 5 6.1 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 4 25.6 *
CUMBERLAND 50 9.8   13 6.5   29 14.0   0 0 * 2 10.6 * 6 7.7 *
CURRITUCK 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
DARE 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
DAVIDSON 9 5.3 * 8 6.7 * 1 4.3 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
DAVIE 6 15.5 * 4 12.9 * 2 76.9 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
DUPLIN 9 12.9 * 4 15.9 * 2 11.6 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 3 11.1 *
DURHAM 25 6.2   5 3.2 * 15 12.2   0 0 * 1 3.6 * 4 4.3 *
EDGECOMBE 7 11.8 * 3 17.8 * 4 11.0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
FORSYTH 31 7.2   7 3.7 * 15 11.7   0 0 * 1 6.5 * 8 8.4 *
FRANKLIN 8 10.6 * 5 11.5 * 3 15.2 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
GASTON 29 11.4   11 7.0   15 25.0   0 0 * 0 0 * 3 9.5 *
GATES 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
GRAHAM 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
GRANVILLE 4 7.0 * 1 3.2 * 2 11.6 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 1 11.9 *
GREENE 1 4.8 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 1 18.5 *
GUILFORD 45 7.6   8 3.9 * 27 10.7   0 0 * 3 6.2 * 7 8.6 *
HALIFAX 5 9.5 * 1 6.0 * 4 12.8 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
HARNETT 7 3.7 * 3 2.8 * 2 5.0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 2 6.1 *
HAYWOOD 4 7.7 * 4 8.5 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
HENDERSON 8 8.0 * 6 8.2 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 2 10.7 *
HERTFORD 4 19.2 * 0 0 * 4 30.5 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
HOKE 8 9.5 * 1 2.7 * 4 17.0 * 1 17.2 * 1 47.6 * 1 6.3 *
HYDE 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
IREDELL 11 5.8   6 4.8 * 4 12.7 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 1 4.2 *
JACKSON 2 6.3 * 2 9.2 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
JOHNSTON 13 5.2   4 2.8 * 6 13.5 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 3 5.4 *
JONES 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
LEE 8 10.1 * 4 10.9 * 3 19.4 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 1 4.0 *
LENOIR 7 10.5 * 1 3.9 * 6 18.8 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
LINCOLN 4 4.6 * 4 5.7 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
MCDOWELL 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
MACON 2 6.2 * 2 8.3 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
MADISON 1 5.6 * 1 5.9 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
MARTIN 4 17.5 * 1 9.3 * 1 9.9 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 2 100.0 *
MECKLENBURG 75 5.1   18 3.3   46 9.9   0 0 * 6 4.6 * 5 1.5 *
MITCHELL 1 6.8 * 1 7.4 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
MONTGOMERY 3 11.1 * 2 15.3 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 1 14.7 *
MOORE 5 4.1 * 5 5.6 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
NASH 11 10.7   4 10.1 * 7 13.9 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
NEW HANOVER 12 5.7   7 5.1 * 3 8.3 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 2 6.8 *
NORTHAMPTON 3 17.2 * 0 0 * 3 25.6 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
ONSLOW 19 5.1   10 4.0   3 6.4 * 0 0 * 1 8.3 * 5 7.9 *
ORANGE 10 9.0   3 4.7 * 5 30.5 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 2 10.9 *
PAMLICO 1 11.2 * 0 0 * 1 45.5 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
PASQUOTANK 5 10.9 * 2 7.9 * 3 18.5 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
PENDER 2 3.4 * 0 0 * 1 17.2 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 1 12.3 *
PERQUIMANS 1 10.9 * 1 15.6 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
PERSON 1 2.3 * 0 0 * 1 7.9 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
PITT 31 15.5   10 11.5   20 23.2   0 0 * 0 0 * 1 5.0 *
POLK 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
RANDOLPH 14 9.0   8 7.4 * 1 9.2 * 0 0 * 1 27.0 * 4 12.3 *
RICHMOND 9 15.0 * 2 7.2 * 6 24.9 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 1 17.9 *
ROBESON 14 8.1   0 0 * 5 12.7 * 2 2.6 * 1 71.4 * 6 22.1 *
ROCKINGHAM 4 4.3 * 2 3.1 * 2 10.8 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
ROWAN 6 3.8 * 5 5.2 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 1 3.4 *
RUTHERFORD 5 8.0 * 2 4.0 * 2 28.2 * 0 0 * 1 166.7 * 0 0 *
SAMPSON 5 6.5 * 2 5.9 * 2 12.8 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 1 3.9 *
SCOTLAND 6 16.4 * 1 9.8 * 5 29.2 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
STANLY 3 4.7 * 3 6.3 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
STOKES 5 13.1 * 5 14.3 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
SURRY 2 2.6 * 2 3.6 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
SWAIN 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
TRANSYLVANIA 2 8.8 * 2 10.2 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
TYRRELL 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
UNION 13 5.6   4 2.7 * 7 24.4 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 2 4.5 *
VANCE 5 9.3 * 1 7.3 * 4 12.5 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
WAKE 69 5.5   13 2.1   36 13.1   0 0 * 5 3.8 * 15 6.9  
WARREN 4 22.5 * 0 0 * 3 32.3 * 1 100.0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
WASHINGTON 1 8.5 * 0 0 * 1 13.9 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
WATAUGA 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
WAYNE 14 9.1   4 5.7 * 10 20.8   0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
WILKES 2 2.9 * 2 3.6 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
WILSON 10 11.1   0 0 * 7 17.6 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 3 21.4 *
YADKIN 5 13.8 * 5 18.8 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *
YANCEY 1 5.5 * 1 6.3 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 * 0 0 *

*Technical Note: Rates based on small numbers (fewer than 10 deaths) are unstable & should be interpreted with caution
Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 29NOV2021