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Mortality Statistics Summary for 2016
North Carolina Residents

Heart Disease

Geographical Area Number of Deaths 2016 Death Rate* 2016 * Number of Deaths 2012-2016 Death Rate* 2012-2016 * Age-Adjusted Death Rate* 2012-2016 *
North Carolina 18,276 180.1 89,393 179.9 161.3
Alamance 289 181.0 1,583 202.5 158.8
Alexander 66 176.3 333 179.0 141.8
Alleghany 25 230.5 * 134 246.6 145.8
Anson 71 279.0 359 277.4 221.0
Ashe 70 260.0 366 271.2 167.8
Avery 48 274.0 * 219 248.4 169.4
Beaufort 132 277.7 646 271.9 184.8
Bertie 49 246.8 * 257 252.9 171.9
Bladen 107 317.1 555 322.2 243.4
Brunswick 327 257.6 1,463 245.5 162.6
Buncombe 507 198.0 2,490 199.1 141.3
Burke 236 265.6 1,129 253.5 187.0
Cabarrus 300 148.8 1,435 149.2 154.9
Caldwell 205 251.7 983 240.9 192.3
Camden 29 278.4 * 110 215.1 204.2
Carteret 171 248.2 871 254.2 166.8
Caswell 54 235.7 263 227.8 167.2
Catawba 275 175.8 1,598 205.6 174.0
Chatham 126 174.4 618 179.7 102.6
Cherokee 87 311.8 463 340.1 201.4
Chowan 43 299.0 * 204 280.3 178.2
Clay 28 256.5 * 136 253.5 147.2
Cleveland 236 242.9 1,237 254.8 207.8
Columbus 194 343.3 1,063 372.9 292.7
Craven 224 216.5 1,060 203.5 162.7
Cumberland 528 161.4 2,642 162.2 191.3
Currituck 65 251.9 271 218.0 208.0
Dare 78 216.9 357 202.9 157.3
Davidson 340 206.2 1,764 215.0 176.9
Davie 98 233.3 423 203.5 137.3
Duplin 124 210.3 604 204.3 170.0
Durham 374 122.1 1,775 120.5 130.0
Edgecombe 154 288.8 689 252.1 198.7
Forsyth 604 162.6 3,011 165.1 144.4
Franklin 120 185.5 592 188.0 169.0
Gaston 439 202.3 2,248 212.3 188.1
Gates 23 200.4 * 128 220.4 165.1
Graham 22 257.1 * 132 305.2 197.3
Granville 104 176.2 512 175.5 155.2
Greene 54 255.1 224 210.9 185.1
Guilford 809 155.2 3,959 154.7 140.4
Halifax 124 239.5 677 256.2 182.8
Harnett 221 168.9 1,052 166.2 199.1
Haywood 180 296.6 943 316.6 191.1
Henderson 261 228.5 1,392 251.0 138.2
Hertford 51 211.3 288 237.2 174.4
Hoke 67 125.8 319 123.0 181.7
Hyde 12 217.5 * 68 241.6 173.8
Iredell 295 170.6 1,473 175.9 165.0
Jackson 78 184.7 363 176.1 151.7
Johnston 352 183.9 1,613 177.1 199.0
Jones 26 264.1 * 149 295.8 184.6
Lee 99 166.1 582 195.5 169.2
Lenoir 155 270.5 791 271.2 203.9
Lincoln 163 200.8 821 205.8 187.0
McDowell 104 230.7 542 240.8 178.0
Macon 98 285.1 485 285.4 159.3
Madison 52 243.7 266 251.8 179.2
Martin 76 328.0 386 328.4 226.7
Mecklenburg 1,207 114.4 5,531 109.3 132.3
Mitchell 40 264.4 * 221 289.6 176.3
Montgomery 57 207.9 287 208.9 159.6
Moore 259 270.4 1,142 245.4 134.0
Nash 219 233.0 1,042 220.8 181.6
New Hanover 395 176.7 1,999 184.7 153.4
Northampton 65 325.0 289 280.2 167.5
Onslow 211 112.8 978 105.3 161.4
Orange 168 118.5 712 101.9 118.2
Pamlico 32 249.6 * 179 277.7 166.1
Pasquotank 118 296.0 593 297.2 250.6
Pender 119 201.4 523 185.6 151.5
Perquimans 46 345.0 * 207 307.3 189.1
Person 83 211.3 424 216.3 166.9
Pitt 293 165.3 1,343 153.4 171.7
Polk 71 349.2 278 273.6 127.1
Randolph 318 221.7 1,567 219.8 185.7
Richmond 144 320.4 656 287.0 238.5
Robeson 319 239.4 1,457 216.5 218.9
Rockingham 242 264.8 1,185 257.9 186.0
Rowan 317 226.5 1,561 225.1 180.7
Rutherford 190 286.1 932 279.5 200.8
Sampson 154 244.0 693 217.5 180.2
Scotland 79 224.2 421 235.8 197.7
Stanly 177 291.2 888 293.0 231.8
Stokes 113 245.1 501 215.7 156.7
Surry 177 245.4 859 236.1 167.1
Swain 42 292.8 * 181 254.3 189.4
Transylvania 81 241.9 419 253.5 122.8
Tyrrell 10 241.5 * 46 222.9 * 154.2 *
Union 273 120.5 1,418 130.3 161.4
Vance 108 244.1 521 234.1 189.8
Wake 1,020 97.4 4,845 97.0 122.8
Warren 66 331.5 301 296.2 184.0
Washington 36 295.2 * 194 310.3 205.4
Watauga 70 129.8 340 128.9 124.3
Wayne 257 207.0 1,156 185.8 166.9
Wilkes 169 245.9 826 239.8 166.8
Wilson 145 177.6 859 210.5 171.0
Yadkin 87 231.8 468 247.5 184.6
Yancey 50 282.8 235 267.1 169.4

*Death rates with a small number (<50) of deaths in the numerator should be interpreted with caution. See Technical Notes.


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