2004 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 9
2004 Postneonatal (>=28 days) Infant Deaths by Cause of Death

  RACE TOTAL
White Other Races
Postneonatal Deaths Postneonatal Deaths Postneonatal Deaths
# % # % # %
CAUSE OF DEATH: 39 21.3 20 13.7 59 17.9
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 0 0 1 0.7 1 0.3
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 8 4.4 9 6.2 17 5.2
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 8 4.4 13 8.9 21 6.4
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00-P04; P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 3 1.6 4 2.7 7 2.1
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (R95) 45 24.6 45 30.8 90 27.4
Unintentional Injuries/Accidents (V01-X59; Y85-Y86) 23 12.6 13 8.9 36 10.9
Homicide/Assault (X85-Y09; Y87.1) 6 3.3 3 2.1 9 2.7
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 8 4.4 5 3.4 13 4.0
All Other Causes of Death (Residual) 43 23.5 33 22.6 76 23.1
TOTAL, ALL CAUSES 183 100.0 146 100.0 329 100.0

Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 19JUL2005