YTD2017 QUARTER 1-3 (JAN-SEP) 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 594 100.0 399 67.2 195 32.8
UNDERLYING CAUSE OF INFANT DEATH CATEGORY: 100 16.8 68 68.0 32 32.0
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 112 18.9 110 98.2 2 1.8
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 31 5.2 30 96.8 1 3.2
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 35 5.9 22 62.9 13 37.1
Newborn affected by maternal factors/complications of pregnancy, labor & delivery (P00-P04) 73 12.3 72 98.6 1 1.4
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 47 7.9 45 95.7 2 4.3
Diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I99) 12 2.0 3 25.0 9 75.0
Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J98,U04) 6 1.0 0 0.0 6 100.0
Accidental Suffocation and Strangulation in Bed (W75) 3 0.5 0 0.0 3 100.0
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (R95) 6 1.0 1 16.7 5 83.3
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 101 17.0 9 8.9 92 91.1
Unintentional Injuries/Accidents (V01-X59; Y85-Y86) 4 0.7 0 0.0 4 100.0
Homicide/Assault (X85-Y09; Y87.1) 8 1.3 1 12.5 7 87.5
All Other Causes of Death (Residual) 18 3.0 9 50.0 9 50.0
Cause of Death Not Yet Coded 38 6.4 29 76.3 9 23.7

* 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