2016 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 873 100.0 591 67.7 282 32.3
UNDERLYING CAUSE OF INFANT DEATH CATEGORY: 166 19.0 122 73.5 44 26.5
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 180 20.6 175 97.2 5 2.8
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 67 7.7 61 91.0 6 9.0
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 50 5.7 33 66.0 17 34.0
Newborn affected by maternal factors/complications of pregnancy, labor & delivery (P00-P04) 87 10.0 86 98.9 1 1.1
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 84 9.6 82 97.6 2 2.4
Diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I99) 17 1.9 2 11.8 15 88.2
Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J98,U04) 21 2.4 2 9.5 19 90.5
Accidental Suffocation and Strangulation in Bed (W75) 22 2.5 2 9.1 20 90.9
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (R95) 13 1.5 0 0.0 13 100.0
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 104 11.9 14 13.5 90 86.5
Unintentional Injuries/Accidents (V01-X59; Y85-Y86) 13 1.5 2 15.4 11 84.6
Homicide/Assault (X85-Y09; Y87.1) 8 0.9 1 12.5 7 87.5
All Other Causes of Death (Residual) 41 4.7 9 22.0 32 78.0

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