2015 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 8
2015 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: 53 21.8 22 9.1 0 0 5 20.0 9 11.8 89 15.1
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 60 24.7 99 41.1 1 25.0 6 24.0 32 42.1 198 33.6
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 15 6.2 22 9.1 0 0 0 0 7 9.2 44 7.5
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 14 5.8 13 5.4 1 25.0 1 4.0 1 1.3 30 5.1
Newborn affected by maternal factors/complications of pregnancy, labor & delivery (P00-P04) 32 13.2 44 18.3 1 25.0 7 28.0 11 14.5 95 16.1
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 47 19.3 30 12.4 1 25.0 5 20.0 12 15.8 95 16.1
Diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I99) 4 1.6 2 0.8 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1.0
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (R95) 1 0.4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.2
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 9 3.7 4 1.7 0 0 1 4.0 1 1.3 15 2.5
Homicide/Assault (X85-Y09; Y87.1) 1 0.4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1.3 2 0.3
All Other Causes of Death (Residual) 7 2.9 5 2.1 0 0 0 0 2 2.6 14 2.4
TOTAL, ALL CAUSES 243 100.0 241 100.0 4 100.0 25 100.0 76 100.0 589 100.0

Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 02SEP2016