2012 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 9
2012 Postneonatal (>=28 days) Infant Deaths by Cause of Death

  RACE/ETHNICITY TOTAL
White Non-Hispanic Af. Am. Non-Hispanic Other Non-Hispanic Hispanic
Postneonatal Deaths Postneonatal Deaths Postneonatal Deaths Postneonatal Deaths Postneonatal Deaths
# % # % # % # % # %
CAUSE OF DEATH: 27 20.9 20 16.1 1 7.7 7 26.9 55 18.8
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 1 0.8 4 3.2 0 0 0 0 5 1.7
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 5 3.9 4 3.2 1 7.7 0 0 10 3.4
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 6 4.7 4 3.2 0 0 4 15.4 14 4.8
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00-P04; P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 7 5.4 1 0.8 0 0 1 3.8 9 3.1
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (R95) 16 12.4 6 4.8 4 30.8 1 3.8 27 9.2
Unintentional Injuries/Accidents (V01-X59; Y85-Y86) 12 9.3 16 12.9 4 30.8 2 7.7 34 11.6
Homicide/Assault (X85-Y09; Y87.1) 3 2.3 6 4.8 0 0 1 3.8 10 3.4
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 30 23.3 34 27.4 3 23.1 3 11.5 70 24.0
All Other Causes of Death (Residual) 22 17.1 29 23.4 0 0 7 26.9 58 19.9
TOTAL, ALL CAUSES 129 100.0 124 100.0 13 100.0 26 100.0 292 100.0

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