CY2018 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 806 100.0 515 63.9 291 36.1
UNDERLYING CAUSE OF INFANT DEATH CATEGORY: 140 17.4 94 67.1 46 32.9
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 140 17.4 137 97.9 3 2.1
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 56 6.9 44 78.6 12 21.4
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 52 6.5 36 69.2 16 30.8
Newborn affected by maternal factors/complications of pregnancy, labor & delivery (P00-P04) 84 10.4 84 100.0 0 0.0
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 93 11.5 87 93.5 6 6.5
Diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I99) 22 2.7 5 22.7 17 77.3
Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J98,U04) 14 1.7 1 7.1 13 92.9
Accidental Suffocation and Strangulation in Bed (W75) 10 1.2 1 10.0 9 90.0
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (R95) 3 0.4 0 0.0 3 100.0
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 116 14.4 11 9.5 105 90.5
Unintentional Injuries/Accidents (V01-X59; Y85-Y86) 18 2.2 0 0.0 18 100.0
Homicide/Assault (X85-Y09; Y87.1) 9 1.1 2 22.2 7 77.8
All Other Causes of Death (Residual) 49 6.1 13 26.5 36 73.5

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