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Data for Pneumonia and Influenza Mortality by County, 2007-2011

County Deaths per 100,000 (age-adjusted) Lower Limit Upper Limit Numerator
Alamance 17.3 14.6 20.0 154
Alexander 27.4 19.8 34.9 50
Alleghany ** 16
Anson 19.5 12.4 26.5 29
Ashe 17.3 11.5 23.0 35
Avery 52.5 39.2 65.8 60
Beaufort 11.6 7.8 15.4 36
Bertie ** 16
Bladen 14.5 8.9 20.1 26
Brunswick 16.9 13.7 20.1 107
Buncombe 14.5 12.6 16.4 228
Burke 21.0 17.2 24.9 115
Cabarrus 21.2 17.9 24.4 162
Caldwell 20.6 16.5 24.8 97
Camden ** 9
Carteret 10.7 7.6 13.8 47
Caswell 15.0 8.7 21.3 22
Catawba 20.8 17.7 23.8 178
Chatham 14.9 11.2 18.5 64
Cherokee 13.2 8.2 18.2 27
Chowan 18.2 10.4 26.0 21
Clay ** 12
Cleveland 25.0 20.9 29.1 145
Columbus 22.5 17.2 27.7 70
Craven 16.8 13.4 20.1 95
Cumberland 17.2 14.8 19.6 199
Currituck 80.9 63.2 98.7 80
Dare 49.0 38.4 59.6 82
Davidson 23.6 20.3 26.8 202
Davie 20.4 14.8 25.9 51
Duplin 14.9 10.4 19.3 43
Durham 17.2 14.8 19.6 194
Edgecombe 23.8 17.9 29.7 63
Forsyth 17.2 15.3 19.0 324
Franklin 26.5 20.2 32.7 69
Gaston 31.6 28.2 35.0 338
Gates ** 13
Graham ** 16
Granville 16.1 11.3 20.9 43
Greene ** 17
Guilford 17.0 15.4 18.7 425
Halifax 19.8 15.1 24.4 69
Harnett 10.7 7.7 13.7 48
Haywood 20.4 16.2 24.5 93
Henderson 15.4 12.9 18.0 144
Hertford 14.9 8.7 21.1 22
Hoke ** 18
Hyde ** 1
Iredell 17.9 14.9 20.9 136
Jackson 23.7 16.9 30.4 47
Johnston 17.9 14.5 21.2 110
Jones ** 13
Lee 13.1 9.2 17.1 43
Lenoir 18.5 14.1 23.0 66
Lincoln 19.9 15.3 24.5 71
Macon 12.3 8.3 16.3 36
Madison 27.7 19.0 36.3 39
Martin 16.7 10.3 23.1 26
McDowell 16.4 11.6 21.1 45
Mecklenburg 14.1 12.8 15.4 471
Mitchell ** 19
Montgomery 17.3 10.9 23.7 28
Moore 13.5 10.9 16.2 100
Nash 26.6 22.3 31.0 144
New Hanover 12.1 10.0 14.2 127
Northampton 20.0 13.2 26.8 33
Onslow 14.7 11.1 18.3 65
Orange 18.2 14.6 21.8 98
Pamlico ** 14
Pasquotank 23.0 16.8 29.2 53
Pender 15.1 10.6 19.6 43
Perquimans ** 15
Person 20.1 14.1 26.1 43
Pitt 11.9 9.2 14.5 77
Polk 14.7 9.4 20.0 30
Randolph 22.0 18.6 25.4 163
Richmond 13.8 9.4 18.3 37
Robeson 14.9 11.7 18.0 86
Rockingham 29.2 24.8 33.5 172
Rowan 27.9 24.3 31.4 236
Rutherford 14.3 10.7 17.9 61
Sampson 15.0 10.8 19.1 50
Scotland 13.1 8.1 18.1 26
Stanly 25.0 19.8 30.1 90
Stokes 25.5 19.5 31.4 71
Surry 19.2 15.3 23.1 94
Swain 35.9 23.2 48.5 31
Transylvania 9.4 5.9 12.9 28
Tyrrell ** 7
Union 14.9 11.9 17.9 96
Vance 31.2 24.1 38.2 75
Wake 10.5 9.4 11.7 325
Warren 23.6 15.6 31.5 34
Washington ** 18
Watauga 9.5 5.6 13.4 23
Wayne 16.2 12.9 19.5 93
Wilkes 24.7 20.0 29.5 103
Wilson 21.8 17.4 26.2 94
Yadkin 21.6 15.6 27.6 50
Yancey 17.8 10.8 24.8 25
North Carolina 17.9 17.5 18.3 8,455
United States 15.1 15.0 15.2

Data Notes

Deaths were coded under the 10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD). Age-adjusted death rates were calculated using the direct method and the projected United States 2000 population as the standard.  **Rates are displayed only for counties that have a minimum of 20 deaths. U.S. data are for 2010.

Data Sources

Death Certificate Database, State Center for Health Statistics 

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Definition

Pneumonia and influenza deaths include all resident deaths where pneumonia or influenza were coded as the underlying (primary) cause of death.

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: Number of pneumonia and influenza deaths (ICD-10: J09 - J18)
Denominator: Total resident population

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 01/23/2013


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