Table 29
Infant Deaths by Cause
2009 Resident Data
 
  Total Hispanic*
     
Cause of Death Number Rate Number Rate
     
 
Race-Specific Rates per 1,000 Live Births.
* Those of Hispanic ethnicity may be of any race and are included in the counts of death by race.
All Causes 180 4.5 21 6.6
Certain Intestinal Infections 2 0.1 - -
Septicemia - - - -
Other Infective and Parasitic Diseases 1 0.0 - -
Malignant Neoplasms, Including Neoplasms of Lymphatic and Hematopoietic Tissues - - - -
Cystic Fibrosis - - - -
Diseases of the Blood and Blood-Forming Organs 1 0.0 - -
Meningitis - - - -
Other Diseases of Nervous System and Sense Organs 2 0.1 - -
Diseases of the Circulatory System 4 0.1 - -
Acute Upper Respiratory Infections - - - -
Bronchitis and Bronchiolitis - - - -
Influenza - - - -
Pneumonia 3 0.1 - -
Pulmonary Fibrosis - - - -
All Other Diseases of Respiratory System 1 0.0 - -
Hernia of the Abdominal Cavity and Intestinal Obstruction Without Hernia - - - -
Other Diseases of Digestive System 2 0.1 - -
Congenital Malformations, Deformations, and Chromosomal Abnormalities 52 1.3 6 1.9
Anencephalus and Similar Anomalies 4   1  
Spina Bifida -   -  
Congenital Hydrocephalus 2   -  
Other Congenital Anomalies of Central Nervous System and Eye 5   -  
Congenital Anomalies of Heart 8   1  
Other Congenital Anomalies of Circulatory System 1   -  
Congenital Anomalies of Respiratory System 2   -  
Congenital Anomalies of Digestive System 2   -  
Congenital Anomalies of Genitourinary System 10   1  
Congenital Anomalies of Musculoskeletal System 5   -  
Down's Syndrome 4   2  
Other Chromosomal Anomalies 7   1  
Other and Unspecified Congenital Anomalies 2   -  
Certain Conditions Originating in the Perinatal Period 68 1.7 8 2.5
Newborn Affected by Maternal Conditions Which May Be Unrelated
  to Present Pregnancy
-   -  
Hypertensive Disorders -   -  
Renal and Urinary Tract Diseases -   -  
Infectious and Parasitic Diseases -   -  
Other Chronic Circulatory and Respiratory Diseases -   -  
All Other Maternal Conditions Which May Be Unrelated to Present Pregnancy -   -  
Newborn Affected by Maternal Complications of Pregnancy 11   -  
Newborn Affected by Complications of Placenta, Cord, and Membranes 6   -  
Newborn Affected by Other Complications of Labor and Delivery 1   -  
Slow Fetal Growth and Fetal Malnutrition 3   -  
Disorders Relating to Short Gestation and Unspecified Low Birthweight 23   5  
Disorders Relating to Long Gestation and High Birthweight -   -  
Birth Trauma -   -  
Intrauterine Hypoxia and Birth Asphyxia 3   -  
Respiratory Distress Syndrome 3   -  
Other Respiratory Conditions of Newborn 3   -  
Infections Specific to the Perinatal Period 6   2  
Neonatal Hemorrhage 3   -  
Hemolytic Disease of Newborn Due to Isoimmunization -   -  
Other Perinatal Jaundice -   -  
Syndrome of Infant of a Diabetic Mother and Neonatal Diabetes Mellitus -   -  
Hemorrhagic Disease of Newborn -   -  
All Other and Ill-Defined Condition Originating in the Perinatal Period 6   1  
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 29 0.7 5 1.6
Symptoms, Signs and Abnormal Findings, Not Elsewhere Classified - - - -
Unintentional Injuries 9 0.2 2 0.6
Inhalation and Ingestion of Food or Other Object
  Causing Obstruction of Respiratory Tract or Suffocation
-   -  
Unintentional Mechanical Suffocation 3   -  
Other Unintentional Injuries 6   2  
Homicide 2 0.1 - -
All Other Causes 4 0.1 - -