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Data for Infant Mortality Rate North Carolina vs. United States, 2000-2012

North Carolina vs U.S. Year Deaths per 1,000 Live Births
North Carolina 2000 8.6
North Carolina 2001 8.5
North Carolina 2002 8.2
North Carolina 2003 8.2
North Carolina 2004 8.8
North Carolina 2005 8.8
North Carolina 2006 8.1
North Carolina 2007 8.5
North Carolina 2008 8.2
North Carolina 2009 7.9
North Carolina 2010 7.0
North Carolina 2011 7.2
North Carolina 2012 7.8
United States 2000 6.9
United States 2001 6.8
United States 2002 7.0
United States 2003 6.8
United States 2004 6.8
United States 2005 6.9
United States 2006 6.7
United States 2007 6.8
United States 2008 6.6
United States 2009 6.4
United States 2010 6.1
United States 2011 6.0

Data Notes

The rate is per 1000 live births. 

Data Sources

Death Certificate Database, State Center for Health Statistics  National Vital Statistics System, National Center for Health Statistics, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 

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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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