2019 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 9
2019 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: 17 19.3 17 13.3 0 0 0 0 9 27.3 43 16.5
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 1 1.1 1 0.8 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.8
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 2 2.3 4 3.1 0 0 2 33.3 0 0 8 3.1
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 5 5.7 8 6.3 1 16.7 0 0 3 9.1 17 6.5
Newborn affected by maternal factors/complications of pregnancy, labor & delivery (P00-P04) 0 0 2 1.6 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.8
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 1 1.1 1 0.8 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.8
Diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I99) 7 8.0 8 6.3 1 16.7 0 0 4 12.1 20 7.7
Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J98,U04) 1 1.1 8 6.3 1 16.7 0 0 3 9.1 13 5.0
Accidental Suffocation and Strangulation in Bed (W75) 7 8.0 10 7.8 0 0 0 0 2 6.1 19 7.3
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (R95) 1 1.1 2 1.6 0 0 1 16.7 1 3.0 5 1.9
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 34 38.6 47 36.7 3 50.0 2 33.3 9 27.3 95 36.4
Unintentional Injuries/Accidents (V01-X59; Y85-Y86) 3 3.4 6 4.7 0 0 0 0 1 3.0 10 3.8
Homicide/Assault (X85-Y09; Y87.1) 5 5.7 5 3.9 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 3.8
All Other Causes of Death (Residual) 4 4.5 9 7.0 0 0 1 16.7 1 3.0 15 5.7
TOTAL, ALL CAUSES 88 100.0 128 100.0 6 100.0 6 100.0 33 100.0 261 100.0

Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 02NOV2020