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Table 6

NEONATAL DEATHS BY CAUSE OF DEATH
NORTH CAROLINA, 1999

Cause of Death ICD-10
Codes
White Other
Races
Total
Congenital Malformations, deformations and
chromosomal abnormalities

Q00 - Q99

118 55 173
Prematurity and Low Birth Weight

P05 - P07

79 117 196
Respiratory Distress and other Respiratory conditions

P22 - P28

43 40 83
Infections and Parasitic Diseases

A00 - B99;
P35 - P39

19 21 40
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period

P00 - P04;
P08 - P21;
P29 - P96

123 111 234
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

R95

6 1 7
Unintentional Injuries (Accidents)

V01 - X59;
Y85 - Y86

2 0 2
Homicide (Assult)

X85 - Y09;
Y87.1

2 1 3
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death

R96 - R99

3 5 8
All Other Causes of Death

Residual

12 6 18
Total

ALL

407 357 764

Tables 5, 6, and 7 show counts of infant deaths by Cause of Death under the 10th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases, implemented in the United States for the first time in 1999. These groupings are not strictly comparable with previously published data under the 9th Revision.

Source: State Center for Health Statistics
NC Department of Health and Human Services
Revised 25 October 2000