YTD2017 QUARTER 1-4 (JAN-DEC) NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT INFANT DEATHS* OCCURRING IN NORTH CAROLINA, BY UNDERLYING CAUSE OF INFANT DEATH CATEGORY AND AGE OF INFANT DEATH

  TOTAL INFANT AGE CATEGORY:
Neonatal (<28 days)
Postneonatal (>= 28
days)
# % # % # %
TOTAL 791 100.0 530 67.0 261 33.0
UNDERLYING CAUSE OF INFANT DEATH CATEGORY: 124 15.7 85 68.5 39 31.5
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 140 17.7 137 97.9 3 2.1
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 45 5.7 40 88.9 5 11.1
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 47 5.9 33 70.2 14 29.8
Newborn affected by maternal factors/complications of pregnancy, labor & delivery (P00-P04) 87 11.0 87 100.0 0 0.0
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 69 8.7 66 95.7 3 4.3
Diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I99) 15 1.9 3 20.0 12 80.0
Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J98,U04) 7 0.9 0 0.0 7 100.0
Accidental Suffocation and Strangulation in Bed (W75) 4 0.5 0 0.0 4 100.0
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (R95) 9 1.1 2 22.2 7 77.8
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 116 14.7 9 7.8 107 92.2
Unintentional Injuries/Accidents (V01-X59; Y85-Y86) 12 1.5 1 8.3 11 91.7
Homicide/Assault (X85-Y09; Y87.1) 11 1.4 2 18.2 9 81.8
All Other Causes of Death (Residual) 30 3.8 17 56.7 13 43.3
Cause of Death Not Yet Coded 75 9.5 48 64.0 27 36.0

* Data shown are provisional and include only resident events occurring within North Carolina. Data does not reflect events affecting
North Carolina residents that occurred in other states. Therefore provisional data will not match the final number of resident events reported.
Prepared by NC DHHS/Division of Public Health/State Center for Health Statistics