2015 NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT INFANT DEATHS BY UNDERLYING CAUSE OF INFANT DEATH CATEGORY AND AGE OF INFANT DEATH

  TOTAL INFANT AGE CATEGORY:
Neonatal (<28 days)
Postneonatal (>= 28
days)
# % # % # %
TOTAL 884 100.0 589 66.6 295 33.4
UNDERLYING CAUSE OF INFANT DEATH CATEGORY: 147 16.6 89 60.5 58 39.5
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 202 22.9 198 98.0 4 2.0
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 50 5.7 44 88.0 6 12.0
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 55 6.2 30 54.5 25 45.5
Newborn affected by maternal factors/complications of pregnancy, labor & delivery (P00-P04) 97 11.0 95 97.9 2 2.1
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 98 11.1 95 96.9 3 3.1
Diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I99) 23 2.6 6 26.1 17 73.9
Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J98,U04) 12 1.4 0 0.0 12 100.0
Accidental Suffocation and Strangulation in Bed (W75) 13 1.5 0 0.0 13 100.0
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (R95) 12 1.4 1 8.3 11 91.7
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 113 12.8 15 13.3 98 86.7
Unintentional Injuries/Accidents (V01-X59; Y85-Y86) 11 1.2 0 0.0 11 100.0
Homicide/Assault (X85-Y09; Y87.1) 11 1.2 2 18.2 9 81.8
All Other Causes of Death (Residual) 40 4.5 14 35.0 26 65.0

Prepared by NC DHHS/Division of Public Health/State Center for Health Statistics