2011 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 8
2011 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: 47 20.3 33 12.2 5 23.8 23 31.9 108 18.2
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 64 27.6 101 37.4 6 28.6 21 29.2 192 32.3
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 18 7.8 15 5.6 3 14.3 4 5.6 40 6.7
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 8 3.4 14 5.2 2 9.5 3 4.2 27 4.5
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00-P04; P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 78 33.6 94 34.8 4 19.0 18 25.0 194 32.6
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (R95) 0 0 1 0.4 0 0 0 0 1 0.2
Unintentional Injuries/Accidents (V01-X59; Y85-Y86) 1 0.4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.2
Homicide/Assault (X85-Y09; Y87.1) 1 0.4 1 0.4 0 0 0 0 2 0.3
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 8 3.4 3 1.1 0 0 1 1.4 12 2.0
All Other Causes of Death (Residual) 7 3.0 8 3.0 1 4.8 2 2.8 18 3.0
TOTAL, ALL CAUSES 232 100.0 270 100.0 21 100.0 72 100.0 595 100.0

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