Data for Infant Mortality Disparities Between African Americans and Whites North Carolina vs. HNC 2020 Target, 2008-2012
Data NotesInfant deaths represent all resident deaths of a live born infant under one year of age at the time of death. The HNC 2020 target, which is the target to be reached by 2020, is repeated in the data table for graphing purposes.
Data SourcesBirth Certificate Database, State Center for Health Statistics Death Certificate Database, State Center for Health Statistics
DefinitionThe 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
Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 01/13/2014