2010 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 7
2010 Infant Deaths (<365 days) by Cause of Death

  RACE/ETHNICITY TOTAL
White Non-Hispanic Af. Am. Non-Hispanic Other Non-Hispanic Hispanic
Infant Deaths Infant Deaths Infant Deaths Infant Deaths Infant Deaths
# % # % # % # % # %
CAUSE OF DEATH: 90 24.9 47 12.8 5 15.6 31 33.3 173 20.3
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 51 14.1 96 26.2 6 18.8 25 26.9 178 20.8
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 11 3.0 14 3.8 1 3.1 5 5.4 31 3.6
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 19 5.2 28 7.6 0 0 5 5.4 52 6.1
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00-P04; P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 78 21.5 91 24.8 10 31.3 14 15.1 193 22.6
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (R95) 28 7.7 22 6.0 1 3.1 2 2.2 53 6.2
Unintentional Injuries/Accidents (V01-X59; Y85-Y86) 10 2.8 12 3.3 2 6.3 2 2.2 26 3.0
Homicide/Assault (X85-Y09; Y87.1) 1 0.3 1 0.3 0 0 0 0 2 0.2
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 24 6.6 17 4.6 3 9.4 2 2.2 46 5.4
All Other Causes of Death (Residual) 50 13.8 39 10.6 4 12.5 7 7.5 100 11.7
TOTAL, ALL CAUSES 362 100.0 367 100.0 32 100.0 93 100.0 854 100.0

Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 08SEP2011