2009 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 9
2009 Postneonatal (>=28 days) Infant Deaths by Cause of Death

  RACE TOTAL
White Other Races
Postneonatal Deaths Postneonatal Deaths Postneonatal Deaths
# % # % # %
CAUSE OF DEATH: 34 21.0 30 17.8 64 19.3
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 1 0.6 4 2.4 5 1.5
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 4 2.5 8 4.7 12 3.6
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 12 7.4 11 6.5 23 6.9
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00-P04; P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 2 1.2 2 1.2 4 1.2
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (R95) 45 27.8 48 28.4 93 28.1
Unintentional Injuries/Accidents (V01-X59; Y85-Y86) 10 6.2 17 10.1 27 8.2
Homicide/Assault (X85-Y09; Y87.1) 3 1.9 1 0.6 4 1.2
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 14 8.6 20 11.8 34 10.3
All Other Causes of Death (Residual) 37 22.8 28 16.6 65 19.6
TOTAL, ALL CAUSES 162 100.0 169 100.0 331 100.0

Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 20AUG2010