2018 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 9
2018 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: 15 11.8 20 16.3 1 33.3 3 27.3 7 25.9 46 15.8
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 1 0.8 1 0.8 0 0 1 9.1 0 0 3 1.0
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 5 3.9 6 4.9 1 33.3 0 0 0 0 12 4.1
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 6 4.7 8 6.5 0 0 0 0 2 7.4 16 5.5
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 2 1.6 1 0.8 0 0 1 9.1 2 7.4 6 2.1
Diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I99) 8 6.3 7 5.7 0 0 0 0 2 7.4 17 5.8
Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J98,U04) 7 5.5 5 4.1 0 0 0 0 1 3.7 13 4.5
Accidental Suffocation and Strangulation in Bed (W75) 5 3.9 4 3.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 3.1
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (R95) 2 1.6 1 0.8 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1.0
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 53 41.7 43 35.0 1 33.3 3 27.3 5 18.5 105 36.1
Unintentional Injuries/Accidents (V01-X59; Y85-Y86) 4 3.1 9 7.3 0 0 1 9.1 4 14.8 18 6.2
Homicide/Assault (X85-Y09; Y87.1) 4 3.1 3 2.4 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 2.4
All Other Causes of Death (Residual) 15 11.8 15 12.2 0 0 2 18.2 4 14.8 36 12.4
TOTAL, ALL CAUSES 127 100.0 123 100.0 3 100.0 11 100.0 27 100.0 291 100.0

Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 24SEP2019