Edgecombe County, North Carolina


(2011 data unless otherwise noted)

Population: 56,041
Race:
White: 21,341
Black: 32,178
Hisp/Latino Origin: 2,165
Other Non-Hispanic: 357
Females (15-44): 10,850
Abortion Rate: 15.7 per 1,000

Median Household Income: $32,665
Population below Federal Poverty Line: 25.6
Infant Mortality:
9.2 per 1,000 live births (*)
Teen Pregnancies:
77.0 per 1,000 teens
AIDS Cases: 149
HIV Cases: 21
Syphilis Rate:
8.8 per 100,000
Gonorrhea Rate:
459.8 per 100,000
Chlamydia Rate:
1168.8 per 100,000

updated: 5/2013

(*) denotes data that should be used with caution. For example, the State Center for Health Statistics notes that infant mortality rates based on less than 10 deaths are unreliable and should be interpreted with caution. Teen pregnancy rates that are based on fewer than 20 cases are also viewed as unstable.

(†) Rate reports on legal induced abortions per 1,000 females, ages 15-44.

Attention: If you notice any discrepancies on any RICHES pages, (broken links, incorrect information, etc) please contact

Health Department
http://www.ncalhd.org/county

Free Clinics:
NC Association of Free Clinics
http://www.ncfreeclinics.org

Hospital(s):
N.C. Health Info - health and medical resources for North Carolinians
http://www.nchealthinfo.org/
Under Go Local, find hospital or other desired service in the drop-down list of services, and below that, find the county or city of choice. After choosing both of these options, click go.

RICHES Contacts:

Eastern NC HIV/AIDS Partnership
PO Box 8247, Rocky Mount, NC 27804
(252) 443-6223 (telephone)
(252( 977-2018 (fax)
Charice Rossi
charice.echap@earthlink.net


Eastern Carolina HIV/AIDS Partnership
PO Box 8427
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
(252) 443-622322 (telephone)
(252) 977-2018 (fax)
www.echapinc.org/
Angela Monts de Oca
Medical Case Manager
angela.echap@earthlink.net

New Sources, Inc
PO Box 1025
Rocky Mount, NC 27802
(252) 446-990024 (telephone)
(252) 446-1179 (fax)
Pat Oxendine-Pitt
Executive Director
newsources1005@embarqmail.com


Crossworks
PO Box 6795
Rocky Mount, NC 27802
(252) 446-6964 (telephone)
(252) 442-4531 (fax)
www.crossworks.org/
Debra Long
Executive Director
dlong@crossworks.org


Edgecombe County Health Department
2909 N. Main Street
Tarboro, NC 27886
252-641-7524 (telephone)
252-641-7504 (fax)
www.edgecombecountync.gov/health/health.aspx
Gloria Deans
Interim WIC Director
gloria.deans@co.edgecombe.nc.us

updated: 5/2013