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Causes of Resident Fetal Deaths

West Virginia, 1992-1996

Table 40

ICDA 9
Code
Cause of Death 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
740-779,799.9 Total Fetal Deaths, All Causes 145 137 138 143 130
740-759 Congenital Anomalies 14 13 14 12 14
740 Anencephalus 2 4 5 3 2
741 Spina bifida 2 0 1 1 0
742 Other anomalies of nervous system 1 2 2 0 1
746 Other anomalies of heart 0 1 1 1 0
753 Anomalies of urinary system 1 0 2 2 1
756 Other congenital musculoskeletal anomalies 1 0 0 0 0
758 Chromosomal anomalies 3 2 1 0 3
759 Other and unspecified congenital anomalies 4 4 2 4 7
759.7 Multiple congenital anomalies 0 3 1 3 4
759.9 Congenital anomaly, unspecified 4 1 1 1 1
760-779 Conditions Originating in the Perinatal Period 131 124 123 130 116
760 Maternal conditions unrelated to present pregnancy 6 6 6 4 1
760.7 Noxious influences affecting fetus via placenta or breast milk 0 0 0 1 0
760.8 Other specified maternal conditions 1 2 0 0 0
761 Fetus affected by maternal complications of pregnancy 15 13 24 16 10
761.0 Incompetent cervix 0 2 5 6 5
761.1 Premature rupture of membranes 9 7 8 8 3
761.2 Oligohydramnios 2 2 5 1 2
761.4 Ectopic pregnancy 1 0 0 0 0
761.5 Multiple pregnancy 2 0 4 0 0
761.8 Other specified conditions 1 1 2 1 0
762 Complications of placenta, cord, and membranes 52 54 49 56 57
762.1 Premature rupture of membranes 21 18 14 18 23
762.2 Unspecified abnormalities of placenta 6 7 4 4 3
762.3 Placenta transfusion syndrome 3 0 0 2 1
762.4 Prolapsed cord 1 1 1 2 0
762.5 Other compression of umbilical cord 13 24 26 28 29
762.6 Unspecified conditions of umbilical cord 8 1 1 1 0
762.7 Choriamnionitis 0 3 2 1 1
763 Other complications of labor and delivery 2 1 4 3 3
764 Slow fetal growth and fetal malnutrition 0 0 1 1 0
765 Short gestation and unspecified low birthweight 9 6 5 7 5
765.0 Extreme prematurity 4 4 0 2 3
765.1 Other preterm infants 5 2 5 5 2
768 Intrauterine hypoxia and birth asphyxia 3 1 0 1 2
770 Other respiratory conditions 2 0 1 0 1
771 Infections specific to perinatal period 1 0 0 1 0
772 Fetal hemorrhage 1 2 1 1 0
775 Endocrine and metabolic disturbances 2 0 1 1 0
775.0 Syndrome of "infant of a diabetic mother" 2 0 1 0 0
775.1 Neonatal diabetes mellitus 0 0 0 1 0
778 Integument and temperature regulation 1 1 0 1 1
779 Other and ill-defined conditions 37 39 30 37 36
779.6 Termination of pregnancy 0 0 1 0 0
779.8 Other specified conditions originating in the perinatal period 6 3 6 5 6
779.9 Unspecified conditions originating in the perinatal period 31 36 23 32 30
799.9 Residual - All Other Causes and Unknown 0 0 1 1 0


West Virginia Bureau for Public Health
Health Statistics Center, 1998


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Last updated February 2, 1998.