Table 2.

Risk of SIDS by Sleeping Position Placed Usually and the Last Time, and by Sleeping Position Placed Immediately After Homecoming From the Maternity Hospital and the Last Time

Sleeping Position Placed*SIDS (%)Controls (%)OR95% CI
UsuallyLast time
 Prone Prone111 (46.8)152 (17.9)6.94.6 –10
 Side/supine Prone18 (7.6)17 (2.0)8.74.1 –19
 Prone Side/supine13 (5.5)59 (6.9)1.70.89 –3.4
 Side/supine Side/supine95 (40.1)662 (73.2)1
After homecomingLast time
 Prone Prone68 (31.5)120 (15.3)6.33.9 –10
 Side/supine Prone50 (23.1)43 (5.5)9.35.4 –16
 Prone Side/supine14 (6.5)72 (9.2)2.11.0 –4.2
 Side/supine Side/supine84 (38.9)551 (70.1)1
  • * Categories from Table 1 are combined into prone (prone, other variations) and side/supine (side, supine, varying side/supine).