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Table 8

Neonatal 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 90 37 127
Prematurity and Low Birth Weight P05 - P07 69 107 176
Respiratory Distress and other Respiratory conditions P22 - P28 41 24 65
Infections and Parasitic Diseases A00 - B99;
P35 - P39
19 18 37
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period P00 - P04;
P08 - P21;
P29 - P34;
P40 - P96
113 107 222
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome R95 5 5 10
Unintentional Injuries (Accidents) V01 - X59;
Y85 - Y86
2 3 5
Homicide (Assault) X85 - Y09;
Y87.1
1 0 1
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death R96 - R99 3 0 3
All Other Causes of Death Residual 13 9 23
TOTAL ALL 356 310 669

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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