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Data for Infant Mortality Rate North Carolina vs. HNC 2020 Target, 2008-2012

North Carolina vs. HNC2020 Year Deaths per 1,000 Live Births Numerator Denominator
North Carolina 2008 8.2 1,066 130,758
North Carolina 2009 7.9 1,006 126,785
North Carolina 2010 7.0 854 122,302
North Carolina 2011 7.2 866 120,403
North Carolina 2012 7.5 883 119,767
HNC 2020 Target 2008 6.3
HNC 2020 Target 2009 6.3
HNC 2020 Target 2010 6.3
HNC 2020 Target 2011 6.3
HNC 2020 Target 2012 6.3

Data Notes

The rate is per 1000 live births.  The HNC 2020 target, which is the target to be reached by 2020, is repeated in the data table for graphing purposes.

Data Sources

Death Certificate Database, State Center for Health Statistics 

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Definition

Infant deaths represent all resident deaths of a live born infant under one year of age at the time of death.

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: All resident deaths of a live born infant less than one year of age at the time of death
Denominator: Total number of resident live births

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 01/23/2013


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