Table 1.

Number of Postneonatal Deaths in Infants Born Between October 1, 1991 and September 31, 1993 by Cause of Death

Number (%)Rate
Congenital disorders causing a threat to life86 (20.0)0.7
Perinatal events including infection29 (6.8)0.2
Accidents and nonaccidental injury beyond the perinatal period31 (7.2)0.3
Infection32 (7.5)0.3
Miscellaneous, including neoplasms19 (4.4)0.2
SIDS232 (54.1)2.0
Total429 (100.0)3.6