2020 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 5
North Carolina Resident Neonatal Death Rates and Annual Percent Changes by Race/Ethnicity: 2020

  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 0.0 3.0 -16.7 9.4 11.9 5.1 112.5 4.8 2.1 4.6 9.5
2016
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
2019 4.6 7.0 3.3 6.5 8.1 2.5 8.2 9.3 2.7 -10.0 3.9 18.2
2020 4.8 4.3 3.3 0.0 8.4 3.7 2.7 -67.1 3.3 22.2 4.7 20.5

Neonatal Infant Deaths (<28 days) per 1,000 live births.
Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 29NOV2021