2016 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 9
2016 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: 25 18.9 9 8.0 1 25.0 1 12.5 8 30.8 44 15.6
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 1 0.8 3 2.7 0 0 0 0 1 3.8 5 1.8
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 1 0.8 5 4.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 2.1
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 5 3.8 6 5.4 0 0 2 25.0 4 15.4 17 6.0
Newborn affected by maternal factors/complications of pregnancy, labor & delivery (P00-P04) 1 0.8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.4
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 2 1.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.7
Diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I99) 5 3.8 7 6.3 0 0 1 12.5 2 7.7 15 5.3
Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J98,U04) 8 6.1 10 8.9 0 0 0 0 1 3.8 19 6.7
Accidental Suffocation and Strangulation in Bed (W75) 7 5.3 12 10.7 0 0 0 0 1 3.8 20 7.1
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (R95) 8 6.1 4 3.6 0 0 1 12.5 0 0 13 4.6
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 47 35.6 34 30.4 2 50.0 2 25.0 5 19.2 90 31.9
Unintentional Injuries/Accidents (V01-X59; Y85-Y86) 6 4.5 3 2.7 1 25.0 0 0 1 3.8 11 3.9
Homicide/Assault (X85-Y09; Y87.1) 2 1.5 5 4.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 2.5
All Other Causes of Death (Residual) 14 10.6 14 12.5 0 0 1 12.5 3 11.5 32 11.3
TOTAL, ALL CAUSES 132 100.0 112 100.0 4 100.0 8 100.0 26 100.0 282 100.0

Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 05SEP2017