2005 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 9
2005 Postneonatal (>=28 days) Infant Deaths by Cause of Death

  RACE TOTAL
White Other Races
Postneonatal Deaths Postneonatal Deaths Postneonatal Deaths
# % # % # %
CAUSE OF DEATH: 36 18.7 15 11.3 51 15.6
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 2 1.0 2 1.5 4 1.2
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 2 1.0 3 2.3 5 1.5
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 9 4.7 9 6.8 18 5.5
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00-P04; P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 6 3.1 2 1.5 8 2.5
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (R95) 60 31.1 30 22.6 90 27.6
Unintentional Injuries/Accidents (V01-X59; Y85-Y86) 18 9.3 17 12.8 35 10.7
Homicide/Assault (X85-Y09; Y87.1) 9 4.7 4 3.0 13 4.0
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 5 2.6 6 4.5 11 3.4
All Other Causes of Death (Residual) 46 23.8 45 33.8 91 27.9
TOTAL, ALL CAUSES 193 100.0 133 100.0 326 100.0

Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 07AUG2006