2014 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 8
2014 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: 41 17.1 32 12.5 0 0 2 12.5 13 17.6 88 14.8
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 68 28.3 83 32.4 3 42.9 5 31.3 28 37.8 187 31.5
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 14 5.8 20 7.8 1 14.3 0 0 5 6.8 40 6.7
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 10 4.2 9 3.5 0 0 0 0 2 2.7 21 3.5
Newborn affected by maternal factors/complications of pregnancy, labor & delivery (P00-P04) 47 19.6 61 23.8 1 14.3 4 25.0 12 16.2 125 21.1
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 42 17.5 35 13.7 1 14.3 4 25.0 13 17.6 95 16.0
Diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I99) 2 0.8 4 1.6 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1.0
Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J98,U04) 1 0.4 1 0.4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.3
Accidental Suffocation and Strangulation in Bed (W75) 1 0.4 2 0.8 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.5
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 6 2.5 7 2.7 1 14.3 0 0 0 0 14 2.4
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 2.9 1 0.4 0 0 1 6.3 1 1.4 10 1.7
TOTAL, ALL CAUSES 240 100.0 256 100.0 7 100.0 16 100.0 74 100.0 593 100.0

Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 26AUG2015