TABLE 4.

Prone Sleep Position and the Risk of SIDS by Race-Ethnicity

Race-Ethnicity Position PlacedSIDS CasesControlsUnadjusted OR (95% CI)Adjusted OR* (95% CI)
N %N %
African Americans195195
 Nonprone82 (42.0)112 (57.4)1.0 Reference1.0 Reference
 Prone113 (58.0)83 (42.6)1.8 (1.2–2.6)1.7 (1.1–2.8)
All others6565
 Nonprone29 (44.6)57 (87.7)1.0 Reference1.0 Reference
 Prone36 (55.4)8 (12.3)10.3 (3.2–33.8)12.2 (2.0–73.2)
  • * Adjusted for maternal age, marital status, education, and index of prenatal care.