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Study finds stalled decline in SUID prevalence in the US
2/13/2018

Researchers found that the rate of sudden unexpected infant deaths in the US dropped from 154.6 per 100,000 live births in 1990 to 92.4 per 100,000 in 2015, with a 44.6% decline from 1990 to 1998 but only a 7% decrease from 1999 to 2015. Sudden infant death syndrome prevalence declined by 35.8% while the rate accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed rose by 183.8% during the same period, according to the study in Pediatrics.

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