Pacifier use and sudden infant death syndrome: results from the CESDI/SUDI case control study. CESDI SUDI Research Team.

@article{Fleming1999PacifierUA,
  title={Pacifier use and sudden infant death syndrome: results from the CESDI/SUDI case control study. CESDI SUDI Research Team.},
  author={Peter J Fleming and Peter S. Blair and Katherine Pollard and Martin Ward Platt and C. Edward Leach and Iain J Smith and P Jeremy Berry and Jean Golding},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={1999},
  volume={81 2},
  pages={112-6}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the relation between pacifier use and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). DESIGN Three year population based, case control study with parental interviews for each death and four age matched controls. SETTING Five regions in England (population > 17 million). SUBJECTS 325 infants who had died from SIDS and 1300 control infants. RESULTS Significantly fewer SIDS infants (40%) than controls (51%) used a pacifier for the last/reference sleep (univariate odds ratio… CONTINUE READING

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