2008 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 9
2008 Postneonatal (>=28 days) Infant Deaths by Cause of Death

  RACE TOTAL
White Other Races
Postneonatal Deaths Postneonatal Deaths Postneonatal Deaths
# % # % # %
CAUSE OF DEATH: 37 18.7 27 14.4 64 16.6
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 0 0 3 1.6 3 0.8
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 4 2.0 5 2.7 9 2.3
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 3 1.5 10 5.3 13 3.4
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00-P04; P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 2 1.0 9 4.8 11 2.8
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (R95) 73 36.9 53 28.2 126 32.6
Unintentional Injuries/Accidents (V01-X59; Y85-Y86) 13 6.6 18 9.6 31 8.0
Homicide/Assault (X85-Y09; Y87.1) 4 2.0 7 3.7 11 2.8
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 13 6.6 10 5.3 23 6.0
All Other Causes of Death (Residual) 49 24.7 46 24.5 95 24.6
TOTAL, ALL CAUSES 198 100.0 188 100.0 386 100.0

Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 31JUL2009