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Neonatal Deaths and Rates per 1,000 Live Births
By Cause of Death, North Carolina 1995-1996

1995 1996
Total White Non-White Total White Non-White
Deaths Rate Deaths Rate Deaths Rate Deaths Rate Deaths Rate Deaths Rate
Total Neonatal Deaths 653 6.4 331 4.6 322 10.7 637 6.1 348 4.7 289 9.4
Heart Disease 8 0.1 4 0.1 4 0.1 5 0.0 4 0.1 1 0.0
Congenital Anomalies 163 1.6 112 1.6 51 1.7 148 1.4 99 1.3 49 1.6
Maternal Conditions Affecting
Fetus or Infant
92 0.9 36 0.5 56 1.9 110 1.1 55 0.7 55 1.8
Respiratory Conditions of Fetus Or Infant 115 1.1 50 0.7 65 2.2 97 0.9 57 0.8 40 1.3
Immaturity and Prematurity 154 1.5 66 0.6 88 2.9 143 1.4 57 0.8 86 2.8
Other Peritatal Conditions 83 0.8 45 0.9 38 1.3 89 0.9 46 0.6 43 1.4
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 6 0.1 1 0.0 5 0.2 10 0.1 5 0.1 5 0.2
Injuries 1 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 2 0.0 2 0.0 0 0.0
Homicide 1 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Other 30 0.3 17 0.2 13 0.4 33 0.3 23 0.3 10 0.3

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