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Table 2 Neonatal deaths (0–28 days) in Japan and Tohoku, 2002–2012, by cause and gender

From: Infant, neonatal, and postneonatal mortality trends in a disaster region and in Japan, 2002–2012: a multi-attribute compositional study

Japan Tohoku
Males Females Males Females
Rank Category (ICD) Freq. % Rank Category (ICD) Freq. % Rank Category (ICD) Freq. % Rank Category (ICD) Freq. %
1 Congenital hypoplasia and dysplasia of the lung 446 5.1 1 Trisomy 18 434 5.8 1 Extremely low birth weight newborn 19 5.4 1 Severe neonatal asphyxia 19 5.9
2 Trisomy 18 390 4.5 2 Congenital hypoplasia and dysplasia of the lung 327 4.4 2 Bacterial sepsis of newborn, unspecified 17 4.8 2 Congenital hypoplasia and dysplasia of the lung 17 5.3
3 Severe neonatal asphyxia 354 4.1 3 Extremely low birth weight newborn 326 4.3 3 Severe neonatal asphyxia 15 4.2 3 Primary atelectasis of newborn 13 4.0
4 Extremely low birth weight newborn 348 4.0 4 Primary atelectasis of newborn 302 4.0 4 Congenital hypoplasia and dysplasia of the lung 15 4.2 4 Trisomy 18 13 4.0
5 Primary atelectasis of newborn 331 3.8 5 Severe neonatal asphyxia 299 4.0 5 Birth-related asphyxia 13 3.7 5 Extremely low birth weight newborn 10 3.1
  All other 6823 78.5   All other 5808 77.5   All other 276 77.7   All other 250 77.6
  Total 8692 100.0   Total 7496 100.0   Total 355 100.0   Total 322 100.0
  1. Note. ICD International Classification of Diseases