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Table 7

POSTNEONATAL 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

21 21 42
Prematurity and Low Birth Weight

P05 - P07

1 1 2
Respiratory Distress and other Respiratory conditions

P22 - P28

4 5 9
Infections and Parasitic Diseases

A00 - B99;
P35 - P39

7 10 17
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period

P00 - P04;
P08 - P21;
P29 - P96

4 0 4
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

R95

53 38 91
Unintentional Injuries (Accidents)

V01 - X59;
Y85 - Y86

14 10 24
Homicide (Assult)

X85 - Y09;
Y87.1

3 4 7
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death

R96 - R99

6 3 9
All Other Causes of Death

Residual

32 33 65
Total

ALL

145 125 270

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