2006 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 9
2006 Postneonatal (>=28 days) Infant Deaths by Cause of Death

  RACE TOTAL
White Other Races
Postneonatal Deaths Postneonatal Deaths Postneonatal Deaths
# % # % # %
CAUSE OF DEATH: 35 20.2 20 13.5 55 17.1
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 2 1.2 1 0.7 3 0.9
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 4 2.3 4 2.7 8 2.5
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 11 6.4 6 4.1 17 5.3
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00-P04; P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 1 0.6 3 2.0 4 1.2
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (R95) 43 24.9 39 26.4 82 25.5
Unintentional Injuries/Accidents (V01-X59; Y85-Y86) 21 12.1 11 7.4 32 10.0
Homicide/Assault (X85-Y09; Y87.1) 6 3.5 9 6.1 15 4.7
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 10 5.8 7 4.7 17 5.3
All Other Causes of Death (Residual) 40 23.1 48 32.4 88 27.4
TOTAL, ALL CAUSES 173 100.0 148 100.0 321 100.0

Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 13AUG2007