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Data for NC Infant Mortality Rates by Race/Ethnicity, 2008-2012

Race/Ethnicity Deaths per 1,000 Live Births Numerator
White, Non-Hispanic 5.6
African American, Non-Hispanic 14.0
American Indian, Non-Hispanic 10.6
Other Races, Non-Hispanic 4.0
Hispanic/Latino 5.3
North Carolina 7.5

Data Notes

The rate is per 1000 live births. 

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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