Delete a contact status if it has not been used on any contact records. If the status has already been used then change the item to be 'inactive' to stop it from being used in the future.
Go to: Settings > Contact lists > Contact status and use one of the following methods. Single row - Click the row action button and select 'delete'. Multi row - Select the check box(es) on the left of the row for each item you want to delete, then click the multiple rows action button and choose 'delete'.
The list refreshes and the item(s) have been deleted.