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Table 7

Postneonatal Deaths by Cause of Death
North Carolina, 2002
Cause of Death ICD-10 Codes White Other Races Total
Congenital Malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities Q00 - Q99 32 17 49
Prematurity and Low Birth Weight P05 - P07 3 1 4
Respiratory Distress and other Respiratory conditions P22 - P28 10 6 16
Infections and Parasitic Diseases A00 - B99;
P35 - P39
12 5 17
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period P00 - P04;
P08 - P21;
P29 - P34;
P40 - P96
4 3 7
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome R95 43 33 76
Unintentional Injuries (Accidents) V01 - X59;
Y85 - Y86
14 10 24
Homicide (Assault) X85 - Y09;
Y87.1
5 4 9
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death R96 - R99 14 7 21
All Other Causes of Death Residual 41 34 75
TOTAL ALL 178 120 298

Table 7 shows 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.


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