2020 NORTH CAROLINA INFANT MORTALITY REPORT, TABLE 9
2020 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: 13 13.8 18 14.2 0 0 3 60.0 2 10.0 36 14.6
Congenital Malformations, deformations & chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Prematurity & Low Birth Weight (P05-P07) 0 0 1 0.8 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.4
Respiratory Distress & other Respiratory conditions (P22-P28) 1 1.1 5 3.9 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 2.4
Infections & Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99; P35-P39) 5 5.3 7 5.5 0 0 1 20.0 5 25.0 18 7.3
Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P08-P21; P29-P34; P40-P96) 3 3.2 1 0.8 0 0 0 0 1 5.0 5 2.0
Diseases of the circulatory system (I00-I99) 4 4.3 8 6.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 4.9
Diseases of the respiratory system (J00-J98,U04) 10 10.6 8 6.3 0 0 0 0 1 5.0 19 7.7
Accidental Suffocation and Strangulation in Bed (W75) 11 11.7 12 9.4 0 0 1 20.0 1 5.0 25 10.1
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (R95) 1 1.1 1 0.8 0 0 0 0 1 5.0 3 1.2
Other Ill-Defined and unknown causes of death (R96-R99) 29 30.9 44 34.6 1 100.0 0 0 5 25.0 79 32.0
Unintentional Injuries/Accidents (V01-X59; Y85-Y86) 0 0 7 5.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 2.8
Homicide/Assault (X85-Y09; Y87.1) 7 7.4 5 3.9 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 4.9
All Other Causes of Death (Residual) 10 10.6 10 7.9 0 0 0 0 4 20.0 24 9.7
TOTAL, ALL CAUSES 94 100.0 127 100.0 1 100.0 5 100.0 20 100.0 247 100.0

Source: NC Department of Health & Human Services State Center for Health Statistics, 29NOV2021