2007 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 7
2007 Infant Deaths (<365 days) by Cause of Death

  RACE TOTAL
White Other Races
Infant Deaths Infant Deaths Infant Deaths
# % # % # %
CAUSE OF DEATH: 133 22.4 68 13.3 201 18.2
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 92 15.5 114 22.2 206 18.6
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 41 6.9 29 5.7 70 6.3
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 34 5.7 32 6.2 66 6.0
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00-P04; P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 125 21.0 133 25.9 258 23.3
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (R95) 57 9.6 41 8.0 98 8.9
Unintentional Injuries/Accidents (V01-X59; Y85-Y86) 24 4.0 22 4.3 46 4.2
Homicide/Assault (X85-Y09; Y87.1) 9 1.5 3 0.6 12 1.1
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 24 4.0 9 1.8 33 3.0
All Other Causes of Death (Residual) 55 9.3 62 12.1 117 10.6
TOTAL, ALL CAUSES 594 100.0 513 100.0 1,107 100.0

Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 30JUL2008