2007 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 9
2007 Postneonatal (>=28 days) Infant Deaths by Cause of Death

  RACE TOTAL
White Other Races
Postneonatal Deaths Postneonatal Deaths Postneonatal Deaths
# % # % # %
CAUSE OF DEATH: 30 15.3 21 12.8 51 14.2
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 1 0.5 1 0.6 2 0.6
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 3 1.5 8 4.9 11 3.1
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 9 4.6 15 9.1 24 6.7
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00-P04; P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 6 3.1 5 3.0 11 3.1
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (R95) 54 27.6 37 22.6 91 25.3
Unintentional Injuries/Accidents (V01-X59; Y85-Y86) 19 9.7 18 11.0 37 10.3
Homicide/Assault (X85-Y09; Y87.1) 6 3.1 3 1.8 9 2.5
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 19 9.7 8 4.9 27 7.5
All Other Causes of Death (Residual) 49 25.0 48 29.3 97 26.9
TOTAL, ALL CAUSES 196 100.0 164 100.0 360 100.0

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