CY2017 NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT INFANT DEATHS BY UNDERLYING CAUSE OF INFANT DEATH CATEGORY AND AGE OF INFANT DEATH

  TOTAL INFANT AGE CATEGORY:
Neonatal (<28 days)
Postneonatal (>= 28
days)
# % # % # %
TOTAL 852 100.0 577 67.7 275 32.3
UNDERLYING CAUSE OF INFANT DEATH CATEGORY: 145 17.0 99 68.3 46 31.7
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 167 19.6 163 97.6 4 2.4
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 54 6.3 49 90.7 5 9.3
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 56 6.6 40 71.4 16 28.6
Newborn affected by maternal factors/complications of pregnancy, labor & delivery (P00-P04) 107 12.6 106 99.1 1 0.9
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 93 10.9 85 91.4 8 8.6
Diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I99) 17 2.0 2 11.8 15 88.2
Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J98,U04) 17 2.0 1 5.9 16 94.1
Accidental Suffocation and Strangulation in Bed (W75) 10 1.2 1 10.0 9 90.0
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (R95) 9 1.1 2 22.2 7 77.8
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 109 12.8 11 10.1 98 89.9
Unintentional Injuries/Accidents (V01-X59; Y85-Y86) 9 1.1 0 0.0 9 100.0
Homicide/Assault (X85-Y09; Y87.1) 15 1.8 1 6.7 14 93.3
All Other Causes of Death (Residual) 44 5.2 17 38.6 27 61.4

Prepared by NC DHHS/Division of Public Health/State Center for Health Statistics