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Table 3 Postneonatal deaths (29–364 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 SIDS 980 12.1 1 SIDS 671 9.9 1 SIDS 51 12.1 1 SIDS 35 10.5
2 Ill-defined and unknown cause of mortality 696 8.6 2 Trisomy 18 552 8.2 2 Unspecified effects of drowning and nonfatal submersion 34 8.1 2 Trisomy 18 19 5.7
3 Asphyxia 338 4.2 3 Ill-defined and unknown cause of mortality 462 6.9 3 Asphyxia 19 4.5 3 Ill-defined and unknown cause of mortality 19 5.7
4 Trisomy 18 249 3.1 4 Asphyxiation 242 3.6 4 Ill-defined and unknown cause of mortality 18 4.3 4 Unspecified injury 15 4.5
5 Foreign body in respiratory tract, part unspecified 223 2.7 5 Ventricular septal defect 212 3.2 5 Trisomy 18 12 2.8 5 Ventricular septal defect 13 3.9
  All other 5629 69.4   All other 4579 68.2   All other 288 68.2   All other 231 69.5
  Total 8115 100.0   Total 6718 100.0   Total 422 100.0   Total 332 100.0
  1. Note. ICD International Classification of Disease, SIDS sudden infant death syndrome