Maternal and obstetric risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome in the United States.

@article{Getahun2004MaternalAO,
  title={Maternal and obstetric risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome in the United States.},
  author={Darios Getahun and Devendra Krishna Amre and George G. Rhoads and Kitaw Demissie},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={103 4},
  pages={646-52}
}
OBJECTIVE The objectives of this study were to 1). study the incidence of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) among singleton births in the United States and 2). identify maternal and obstetric risk factors for SIDS. METHODS A cohort of all live births in the United States from 1995 to 1998, formed the source population (n = 15627404). The data were obtained from the National Centers for Health Statistics Linked Births and Infant Deaths File. A nested case-control study was used to examine… CONTINUE READING