2011 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 7
2011 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: 75 20.3 55 15.0 6 18.8 30 30.6 166 19.2
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 66 17.9 102 27.8 6 18.8 21 21.4 195 22.5
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 20 5.4 15 4.1 3 9.4 4 4.1 42 4.8
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 14 3.8 25 6.8 3 9.4 7 7.1 49 5.7
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00-P04; P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 78 21.1 95 25.9 4 12.5 19 19.4 196 22.6
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (R95) 33 8.9 14 3.8 3 9.4 0 0 50 5.8
Unintentional Injuries/Accidents (V01-X59; Y85-Y86) 14 3.8 9 2.5 1 3.1 5 5.1 29 3.3
Homicide/Assault (X85-Y09; Y87.1) 1 0.3 3 0.8 0 0 0 0 4 0.5
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 39 10.6 18 4.9 3 9.4 4 4.1 64 7.4
All Other Causes of Death (Residual) 29 7.9 31 8.4 3 9.4 8 8.2 71 8.2
TOTAL, ALL CAUSES 369 100.0 367 100.0 32 100.0 98 100.0 866 100.0

Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 18SEP2012