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Infant Deaths and Rates per 1,000 Live Births
By Cause of Death, North Carolina 1992-1996

1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
Deaths Rate Deaths Rate Deaths Rate Deaths Rate Deaths Rate
Total Infant Deaths 1031 9.9 1079 10.6 1017 10.0 935 9.2 962 9.2
Heart Disease 26 0.3 21 0.2 30 0.3 15 0.1 20 0.2
Congenital Anomalies 198 1.9 191 1.9 186 1.8 212 2.1 201 1.9
Maternal Conditions Affecting Fetus or Infant 111 1.1 126 1.2 95 0.9 92 0.9 112 1.1
Respiratory Conditions of Fetus or Infant 179 1.7 159 1.6 174 1.7 127 1.3 110 1.1
Immaturity and Prematurity 147 1.4 171 1.7 184 1.8 160 1.6 152 1.5
Other Perinatal Conditions 98 0.9 98 1.0 97 1.0 88 0.9 95 0.9
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 126 1.2 135 1.3 106 1.0 113 1.1 101 1.0
Injuries 20 0.2 27 0.3 23 0.2 24 0.2 30 0.3
Homicide 10 0.1 13 0.1 8 0.1 3 0.0 16 0.2
Other         114 1.1 101 1.0 125 1.2

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