TABLE 2.

Last Sleep Position and Risk of SIDS (N = 258 Matched Pairs)

Position PlacedSIDS CasesControlsUnadjusted OR (95% CI)Adjusted OR* (95% CI)Multivariate OR (95% CI)
N %N %
Supine57 (22.1)87 (33.7)1.0 Reference1.0 Reference1.0 Reference
Side53 (20.5)81 (31.4)1.0 (0.6–1.6)1.2 (0.7–2.2)2.3 (0.9–5.5)
Prone148 (57.4)90 (34.9)2.4 (1.6–3.7)2.5 (1.5–4.3)4.0 (1.8–8.8)
  • * Adjusted for maternal age, marital status, education, and index of prenatal care.

  • Model includes also soft bedding, maternal prenatal smoking, pillow use, bed sharing, upper respiratory infection, and pacifier use.