Table 29 A
Infant Deaths by Cause, by Race
2009 Resident Data
 
  White African
American
Asian/
Pacific
Islander
Other
         
Cause of Death Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate Number Rate
         
 
Race-Specific Rates per 1,000 Live Births.
All Causes 152 4.4 24 12.4 3 2.9 1 0.4
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 46 1.3 5 2.6 1 1.0 - -
Anencephalus and Similar Anomalies 4   -   -   -  
Spina Bifida -   -   -   -  
Congenital Hydrocephalus 2   -   -   -  
Other Congenital Anomalies of Central Nervous System and Eye 3   2   -   -  
Congenital Anomalies of Heart 6   1   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   -   -   -  
Congenital Anomalies of Musculoskeletal System 3   2   -   -  
Down's Syndrome 4   -   -   -  
Other Chromosomal Anomalies 7   -   -   -  
Other and Unspecified Congenital Anomalies 2   -   -   -  
Certain Conditions Originating in the Perinatal Period 49 1.4 16 8.2 2 2.0 1 0.4
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 10   1   -   -  
Newborn Affected by Complications of Placenta, Cord, and Membranes 4   2   -   -  
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 14   6   2   1  
Disorders Relating to Long Gestation and High Birthweight -   -   -   -  
Birth Trauma -   -   -   -  
Intrauterine Hypoxia and Birth Asphyxia 2   1   -   -  
Respiratory Distress Syndrome 1   2   -   -  
Other Respiratory Conditions of Newborn 1   2   -   -  
Infections Specific to the Perinatal Period 6   -   -   -  
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 5   1   -   -  
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 27 0.8 2 1.0 - - - -
Symptoms, Signs and Abnormal Findings, Not Elsewhere Classified - - - - - - - -
Unintentional Injuries 9 0.3 - - - - - -
Inhalation and Ingestion of Food or Other Object
  Causing Obstruction of Respiratory Tract or Suffocation
-   -   -   -  
Unintentional Mechanical Suffocation 3   -   -   -  
Other Unintentional Injuries 6   -   -   -  
Homicide 1 0.0 1 0.5 - - - -
All Other Causes 4 0.1 - - - - - -