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Data for Infant Mortality Disparities Between African Americans and Whites by County, 2008-2012

County Ratio Numerator Denominator
Alamance 2.2 13.5 6.1
Alexander ** ** **
Alleghany ** ** **
Anson ** ** **
Ashe ** ** **
Avery ** ** **
Beaufort ** 11.8 **
Bertie ** 17.1 **
Bladen ** 15.3 **
Brunswick ** ** 6.4
Buncombe ** ** 5
Burke ** ** 8.2
Cabarrus 2.5 8.9 3.5
Caldwell ** ** 8.6
Camden ** ** **
Carteret ** ** 7.5
Caswell ** ** **
Catawba 3.4 17.3 5.1
Chatham ** ** 6.4
Cherokee ** ** **
Chowan ** ** **
Clay ** ** **
Cleveland 1.7 13.1 7.7
Columbus 2.1 17.2 8.2
Craven 1.6 11.9 7.6
Cumberland 2.1 13.7 6.6
Currituck ** ** **
Dare ** ** **
Davidson 2.4 18 7.6
Davie ** ** **
Duplin 2.5 19.4 7.9
Durham 3.3 12.8 3.9
Edgecombe ** 9.4 **
Forsyth 2.7 19.1 7
Franklin 2.1 14.4 6.9
Gaston 2.2 16.3 7.4
Gates ** ** **
Graham ** ** **
Granville ** ** **
Greene ** ** **
Guilford 2.5 13.6 5.5
Halifax ** 15.3 **
Harnett 3.8 21 5.5
Haywood ** ** **
Henderson ** ** 5.5
Hertford ** 17.5 **
Hoke 3.1 14.1 4.5
Hyde ** ** **
Iredell 4.6 19.1 4.2
Jackson ** ** 8.3
Johnston 2.9 14.4 5
Jones ** ** **
Lee 2.3 16 7
Lenoir ** 16 **
Lincoln ** ** 7.4
Macon ** ** **
Madison ** ** **
Martin ** ** **
McDowell ** ** **
Mecklenburg 3.8 11 2.9
Mitchell ** ** **
Montgomery ** ** **
Moore ** ** 4.3
Nash 3.2 15.1 4.8
New Hanover 4.2 11.3 2.7
Northampton ** ** **
Onslow 2.3 13.4 5.9
Orange 4.1 15.8 3.9
Pamlico ** ** **
Pasquotank ** 18.2 **
Pender ** ** **
Perquimans ** ** **
Person ** 16.7 **
Pitt ** 19.2 5.5
Polk ** ** **
Randolph ** ** 6
Richmond ** 15.7 **
Robeson 1.5 14.5 9.8
Rockingham 2.3 20.5 8.9
Rowan 1.5 9.6 6.3
Rutherford ** ** 6.3
Sampson 1.3 13.9 10.8
Scotland 1.5 16.2 10.6
Stanly 4.6 21.4 4.7
Stokes ** ** 8.2
Surry ** ** 11.2
Swain ** ** **
Transylvania ** ** **
Tyrrell ** ** **
Union 4.4 14.4 3.3
Vance ** 9.8 **
Wake 3.1 14.3 4.6
Warren ** ** **
Washington ** ** **
Watauga ** ** **
Wayne 2.7 19.8 7.3
Wilkes ** ** 6.9
Wilson 2.2 13 5.8
Yadkin ** ** 6.4
Yancey ** ** 9.4
North Carolina 2.5 14 5.6

Data Notes

Infant deaths represent all resident deaths of a live born infant under one year of age at the time of death.  **Data suppressed if either the number of African American infant deaths or white infant deaths was less than 10.

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Definition

The Infant Mortality Disparity measure is the ratio of the African American infant mortality rate to the white infant mortality rate

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: African American Infant Mortality Rate
Denominator: White Infant Mortality Rate

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 01/13/2014


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