Clothing and bedding and its relevance to sudden infant death syndrome: further results from the New Zealand Cot Death Study.

@article{Wilson1994ClothingAB,
  title={Clothing and bedding and its relevance to sudden infant death syndrome: further results from the New Zealand Cot Death Study.},
  author={Colleen. A. Wilson and Barry J Taylor and Raechel M. Laing and Sheila M. Williams and Edwin A Mitchell},
  journal={Journal of paediatrics and child health},
  year={1994},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={506-12}
}
As part of a large nationwide case-control study covering a region with 78% of all births in New Zealand during 1987-90, the clothing and bedding of infants dying of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and that of an appropriate control group were recorded. Cases consisted of 81% (n = 393) of all cases of SIDS in the study area and 88.4% (n = 1592) of 1800 control infants randomly selected from the hospital births and who completed a home interview. Use of a wool 'waterproof' underblanket was… CONTINUE READING