2013 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 8
2013 Neonatal (< 28 days) Infant Deaths by Cause of Death

  RACE/ETHNICITY TOTAL
White Non-Hispanic Af. Am. Non-Hispanic Am. Ind. Non-Hispanic Other Non-Hispanic Hispanic
Neonatal Deaths Neonatal Deaths Neonatal Deaths Neonatal Deaths Neonatal Deaths Neonatal Deaths
# % # % # % # % # % # %
CAUSE OF DEATH: 60 23.1 25 9.5 6 50.0 6 37.5 11 23.9 108 18.1
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 74 28.5 92 34.8 3 25.0 2 12.5 11 23.9 182 30.4
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 17 6.5 9 3.4 0 0 1 6.3 3 6.5 30 5.0
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 11 4.2 15 5.7 1 8.3 1 6.3 4 8.7 32 5.4
Newborn affected by maternal factors/complications of pregnancy, labor & delivery (P00-P04) 40 15.4 75 28.4 2 16.7 4 25.0 10 21.7 131 21.9
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 34 13.1 40 15.2 0 0 0 0 5 10.9 79 13.2
Diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I99) 3 1.2 1 0.4 0 0 0 0 1 2.2 5 0.8
Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J98,U04) 0 0 1 0.4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.2
Accidental Suffocation and Strangulation in Bed (W75) 1 0.4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.2
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (R95) 0 0 1 0.4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.2
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 12 4.6 2 0.8 0 0 1 6.3 0 0 15 2.5
Unintentional Injuries/Accidents (V01-X59; Y85-Y86) 1 0.4 1 0.4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.3
All Other Causes of Death (Residual) 7 2.7 2 0.8 0 0 1 6.3 1 2.2 11 1.8
TOTAL, ALL CAUSES 260 100.0 264 100.0 12 100.0 16 100.0 46 100.0 598 100.0

Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 15SEP2014