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Table 5

Infant Deaths by Cause of Death
North Carolina, 2000
Cause of Death ICD-10 Codes White Other Races Total
Congenital Malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities Q00 - Q99 121 55 176
Prematurity and Low Birth Weight P05 - P07 88 135 223
Respiratory Distress and other Respiratory conditions P22 - P28 63 52 115
Infections and Parasitic Diseases A00 - B99;

P35 - P39
23 22 45
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period P00 - P04;
P08 - P21;
P29 - P34;
P40 - P96;
116 108 224
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome R95 47 48 95
Unintentional Injuries (Accidents) V01 - X59;
Y85-Y86
12 11 23
Homicide (Assault) X85 - Y09;
Y87.1
6 8 14
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death R96 - R99 18 7 25
All Other Causes of Death Residual 51 43 94
TOTAL ALL 545 489 1,034

Table 5 shows counts of infant deaths by Cause of Death under the 10th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases, implemented in the United States for the first time in 1999.
These groupings are not strictly comparable with previously published data under the 9th Revision.


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