2010 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 8
2010 Neonatal (< 28 days) Infant Deaths by Cause of Death

  RACE/ETHNICITY TOTAL
White Non-Hispanic Af. Am. Non-Hispanic Other Non-Hispanic Hispanic
Neonatal Deaths Neonatal Deaths Neonatal Deaths Neonatal Deaths Neonatal Deaths
# % # % # % # % # %
CAUSE OF DEATH: 69 28.3 28 10.6 1 5.0 23 31.9 121 20.1
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 51 20.9 94 35.5 6 30.0 25 34.7 176 29.3
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 10 4.1 11 4.2 0 0 5 6.9 26 4.3
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 12 4.9 21 7.9 0 0 3 4.2 36 6.0
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00-P04; P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 72 29.5 89 33.6 10 50.0 13 18.1 184 30.6
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (R95) 3 1.2 1 0.4 0 0 0 0 4 0.7
Unintentional Injuries/Accidents (V01-X59; Y85-Y86) 1 0.4 1 0.4 0 0 0 0 2 0.3
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 4 1.6 7 2.6 1 5.0 0 0 12 2.0
All Other Causes of Death (Residual) 22 9.0 13 4.9 2 10.0 3 4.2 40 6.7
TOTAL, ALL CAUSES 244 100.0 265 100.0 20 100.0 72 100.0 601 100.0

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