TABLE 1

Demographic Characteristics of SIDS Cases

VariableCases With Reported Data, n
Black racea244121 (49.6)b
Gestational age, wk22837.62 (3.67)c
Age at death, d24394.32 (38.07)c
Prenatal care180162 (90)b
Maternal age, y21224.67 (6.17)c
Gravida > 221095 (45.24)b
Breastfeeding18452 (28.26)b
  • a Race classification was based on self-report.

  • b Data are reported as n (%).

  • c Data are reported as mean (SD).