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Table 7

Infant Deaths by Cause of Death
North Carolina, 2003
Cause of Death ICD-10 Codes White Other Races Total
Congenital Malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities Q00 - Q99 121 55 176
Prematurity and Low Birth Weight P05 - P07 71 110 181
Respiratory Distress and other Respiratory conditions P22 - P28 43 31 74
Infections and Parasitic Diseases A00 - B99;
P35 - P39
30 33 63
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period P00 - P04;
P08 - P21;
P29 - P34;
P40 - P96
115 109 226
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome R95 54 46 100
Unintentional Injuries (Accidents) V01 - X59;
Y85 - Y86
17 8 25
Homicide (Assault) X85 - Y09;
Y87.1
5 3 8
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death R96 - R99 12 7 20
All Other Causes of Death Residual 45 48 94
TOTAL ALL 513 450 967

Tables 7, 8, and 9 show counts of infant deaths by Cause of Death under the 10th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases, implemented in the United States for the first time in 1999. These groupings are not strictly comparable with previously published data under the 9th Revision.


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