2020 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 3b
Infant Mortality Racial Disparities Between White Non-Hispanics & African-American Non-Hispanics: 2016-2020

  Non-Hispanic White
Infant Deaths
Non-Hispanic
White Rate
Non-Hispanic African
American Infant
Deaths
Non-Hispanic
African American
Rate
Disparity Ratio
RESIDENCE: 1,583 4.9 1,820 12.7 2.59
NORTH CAROLINA
PCR I 161 5.5 16 8.7 1.58
PCR II 465 6.2 374 14.1 2.27
PCR III 265 4.3 348 10.6 2.47
PCR IV 222 3.3 405 12.8 3.88
PCR V 245 5.5 308 12.9 2.35
PCR VI 225 4.9 369 13.6 2.78
ALAMANCE 25 5.0 20 9.2 1.84
ALEXANDER 12 7.9 0 0.0 0.00
ALLEGHANY 1 2.7 0 0.0 0.00
ANSON 4 7.3 8 11.6 1.59
ASHE 4 4.3 0 0.0 0.00
AVERY 2 3.3 0 0.0 0.00
BEAUFORT 8 6.8 10 14.4 2.12
BERTIE 1 3.7 9 15.5 4.19
BLADEN 4 4.9 11 18.6 3.80
BRUNSWICK 24 6.5 3 4.8 0.74
BUNCOMBE 49 5.2 7 7.4 1.42
BURKE 23 7.1 3 14.4 2.03
CABARRUS 37 5.3 22 8.8 1.66
CALDWELL 20 5.9 5 20.3 3.44
CAMDEN 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.00
CARTERET 12 5.5 3 19.4 3.53
CASWELL 2 3.2 5 18.1 5.66
CATAWBA 25 4.7 10 11.2 2.38
CHATHAM 15 7.4 7 19.7 2.66
CHEROKEE 13 11.8 1 45.5 3.86
CHOWAN 0 0.0 2 7.3 0
CLAY 3 7.4 0 0.0 0.00
CLEVELAND 26 7.0 15 10.8 1.54
COLUMBUS 12 7.6 13 14.1 1.86
CRAVEN 26 6.1 14 9.7 1.59
CUMBERLAND 62 5.6 134 12.8 2.29
CURRITUCK 1 0.9 2 25.6 28.44
DARE 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.00
DAVIDSON 35 5.4 12 11.4 2.11
DAVIE 10 6.3 3 22.1 3.51
DUPLIN 9 6.5 9 11.3 1.74
DURHAM 20 2.5 79 11.8 4.72
EDGECOMBE 7 8.5 24 12.8 1.51
FORSYTH 56 5.5 99 15.6 2.84
FRANKLIN 8 3.8 13 13.8 3.63
GASTON 43 5.3 33 11.8 2.23
GATES 2 5.8 1 7.4 1.28
GRAHAM 1 2.8 0 0.0 0.00
GRANVILLE 6 3.8 10 11.1 2.92
GREENE 1 2.3 8 22.9 9.96
GUILFORD 49 4.4 174 13.7 3.11
HALIFAX 7 7.4 20 12.6 1.70
HARNETT 30 5.4 22 11.2 2.07
HAYWOOD 17 6.6 0 0.0 0.00
HENDERSON 19 4.9 2 10.1 2.06
HERTFORD 1 3.2 11 15.6 4.88
HOKE 9 4.5 16 14.4 3.20
HYDE 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.00
IREDELL 46 7.1 21 14.7 2.07
JACKSON 6 4.7 0 0.0 0.00
JOHNSTON 30 4.2 25 12.1 2.88
JONES 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.00
LEE 11 5.9 15 18.3 3.10
LENOIR 11 8.8 15 9.9 1.13
LINCOLN 17 4.9 7 27.3 5.57
MCDOWELL 10 5.5 0 0.0 0.00
MACON 9 7.1 1 76.9 10.83
MADISON 4 4.4 0 0.0 0.00
MARTIN 6 10.8 8 14.9 1.38
MECKLENBURG 90 3.2 240 10.3 3.22
MITCHELL 3 4.8 0 0.0 0.00
MONTGOMERY 9 11.9 3 12.1 1.02
MOORE 22 5.3 6 7.9 1.49
NASH 16 7.6 28 11.4 1.50
NEW HANOVER 37 5.1 24 12.5 2.45
NORTHAMPTON 0 0.0 9 15.6 0
ONSLOW 54 4.1 26 10.5 2.56
ORANGE 11 3.2 14 18.0 5.63
PAMLICO 2 6.6 4 51.3 7.77
PASQUOTANK 6 4.8 9 10.5 2.19
PENDER 7 3.1 10 22.0 7.10
PERQUIMANS 2 4.8 1 7.2 1.50
PERSON 6 4.6 14 22.2 4.83
PITT 23 5.2 80 17.7 3.40
POLK 2 3.3 0 0.0 0.00
RANDOLPH 56 10.2 8 14.7 1.44
RICHMOND 11 8.1 18 17.2 2.12
ROBESON 7 4.4 25 13.5 3.07
ROCKINGHAM 20 6.3 15 16.6 2.63
ROWAN 35 7.0 18 12.1 1.73
RUTHERFORD 12 4.6 5 12.3 2.67
SAMPSON 8 4.8 8 9.0 1.88
SCOTLAND 3 4.5 15 15.0 3.33
STANLY 22 8.5 5 11.3 1.33
STOKES 10 5.6 1 16.7 2.98
SURRY 17 6.1 1 6.1 1.00
SWAIN 3 6.9 0 0.0 0.00
TRANSYLVANIA 8 7.2 0 0.0 0.00
TYRRELL 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.00
UNION 26 3.4 18 11.6 3.41
VANCE 4 5.1 22 13.8 2.71
WAKE 84 2.6 176 12.7 4.88
WARREN 0 0.0 5 11.0 0
WASHINGTON 3 15.8 10 24.9 1.58
WATAUGA 13 8.5 0 0.0 0.00
WAYNE 18 4.8 37 14.7 3.06
WILKES 19 6.8 4 26.8 3.94
WILSON 9 5.0 29 14.2 2.84
YADKIN 12 8.3 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, 29NOV2021