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Table 9

Postneonatal 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 31 18 49
Prematurity and Low Birth Weight P05 - P07 2 3 5
Respiratory Distress and other Respiratory conditions P22 - P28 2 7 9
Infections and Parasitic Diseases A00 - B99;
P35 - P39
11 15 26
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period P00 - P04;
P08 - P21;
P29 - P34;
P40 - P96
2 2 4
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome R95 49 41 90
Unintentional Injuries (Accidents) V01 - X59;
Y85 - Y86
15 5 20
Homicide (Assault) X85 - Y09;
Y87.1
4 3 7
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death R96 - R99 9 7 17
All Other Causes of Death Residual 32 39 71
TOTAL ALL 157 140 298

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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