2015 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 9
2015 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: 26 18.3 24 20.2 0 0 3 37.5 5 22.7 58 19.7
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 0 0 4 3.4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1.4
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 4 2.8 1 0.8 0 0 0 0 1 4.5 6 2.0
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 7 4.9 13 10.9 1 25.0 0 0 4 18.2 25 8.5
Newborn affected by maternal factors/complications of pregnancy, labor & delivery (P00-P04) 0 0 2 1.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.7
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 1 0.7 2 1.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1.0
Diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I99) 6 4.2 10 8.4 0 0 0 0 1 4.5 17 5.8
Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J98,U04) 5 3.5 5 4.2 0 0 1 12.5 1 4.5 12 4.1
Accidental Suffocation and Strangulation in Bed (W75) 7 4.9 5 4.2 0 0 1 12.5 0 0 13 4.4
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (R95) 8 5.6 2 1.7 0 0 0 0 1 4.5 11 3.7
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 56 39.4 36 30.3 1 25.0 1 12.5 4 18.2 98 33.2
Unintentional Injuries/Accidents (V01-X59; Y85-Y86) 5 3.5 5 4.2 0 0 0 0 1 4.5 11 3.7
Homicide/Assault (X85-Y09; Y87.1) 4 2.8 4 3.4 0 0 1 12.5 0 0 9 3.1
All Other Causes of Death (Residual) 13 9.2 6 5.0 2 50.0 1 12.5 4 18.2 26 8.8
TOTAL, ALL CAUSES 142 100.0 119 100.0 4 100.0 8 100.0 22 100.0 295 100.0

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