2013 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 9
2013 Postneonatal (>=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
Postneonatal Deaths Postneonatal Deaths Postneonatal Deaths Postneonatal Deaths Postneonatal Deaths Postneonatal Deaths
# % # % # % # % # % # %
CAUSE OF DEATH: 15 14.2 11 11.5 0 0 5 62.5 2 11.1 33 14.1
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 0 0 3 3.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1.3
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 5 4.7 3 3.1 0 0 0 0 1 5.6 9 3.8
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 4 3.8 10 10.4 0 0 1 12.5 2 11.1 17 7.3
Newborn affected by maternal factors/complications of pregnancy, labor & delivery (P00-P04) 0 0 2 2.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.9
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 2 1.9 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1.3
Diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I99) 5 4.7 8 8.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 5.6
Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J98,U04) 9 8.5 7 7.3 1 16.7 0 0 3 16.7 20 8.5
Accidental Suffocation and Strangulation in Bed (W75) 4 3.8 6 6.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 4.3
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (R95) 14 13.2 7 7.3 0 0 0 0 1 5.6 22 9.4
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 25 23.6 25 26.0 4 66.7 1 12.5 5 27.8 60 25.6
Unintentional Injuries/Accidents (V01-X59; Y85-Y86) 10 9.4 4 4.2 1 16.7 0 0 1 5.6 16 6.8
Homicide/Assault (X85-Y09; Y87.1) 6 5.7 3 3.1 0 0 1 12.5 0 0 10 4.3
All Other Causes of Death (Residual) 7 6.6 6 6.3 0 0 0 0 3 16.7 16 6.8
TOTAL, ALL CAUSES 106 100.0 96 100.0 6 100.0 8 100.0 18 100.0 234 100.0

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