2012 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 8
2012 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: 64 26.7 36 13.3 9 30.0 18 36.0 127 21.5
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 68 28.3 119 43.9 8 26.7 10 20.0 205 34.7
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 10 4.2 14 5.2 1 3.3 2 4.0 27 4.6
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 10 4.2 10 3.7 0 0 0 0 20 3.4
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00-P04; P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 57 23.8 83 30.6 11 36.7 16 32.0 167 28.3
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (R95) 1 0.4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.2
Unintentional Injuries/Accidents (V01-X59; Y85-Y86) 2 0.8 1 0.4 0 0 0 0 3 0.5
Homicide/Assault (X85-Y09; Y87.1) 1 0.4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.2
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 14 5.8 6 2.2 1 3.3 1 2.0 22 3.7
All Other Causes of Death (Residual) 13 5.4 2 0.7 0 0 3 6.0 18 3.0
TOTAL, ALL CAUSES 240 100.0 271 100.0 30 100.0 50 100.0 591 100.0

Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 06AUG2013