infant death


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in·fant death

death of a liveborn infant within the first year.
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The latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that there were 183 unexplained infant deaths in England and Wales in 2017, a fall of 19% from the 226 in 2016 and the lowest level since records began in 2004.
The latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that there were 183 unexplained infant deaths in England and Wales in 2017, a fall of 19 per cent from the 226 in 2016 and the lowest level since records began in 2004.
Driscoll, Ph.D., from the National Center for Health Statistics in Hyattsville, Maryland, present descriptive tabulations of data for infant deaths and infant mortality rates using the 2017 linked birth/infant death file.
Table-3: Distribution of the causes of infant death.
SUID rates could be reduced by 22 percent, preventing about 800 infant deaths each year, if no women smoked during pregnancy.
In Davidson County, only deaths that fit our identified problem areas of being born too small too soon or if an infant death is determined to be due to SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome), SUID (Sudden Unexplained Infant Death), SUDI (Sudden Unexplained Death of an Infant), or undetermined without any suspicion for abuse or neglect are reviewed.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) say 2,651 infant deaths were recorded in 2016 compared with 2,578 in 2015.
THE Lullaby Trust's website lists the numbers of "sudden infant deaths" (SIDS) for each region and also the rate per 1,000 live births.
According to the new policy statement, the AAP recommends that parents place the infant's crib, portable crib, play yard, or bassinet in their bedroom until the child's first birthday (AAP Task Force on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, 2016).
Monthly infant death figures and disease-specific causes of death are presented with bar graphs/charts while 2x2 contingency table is used to present infant mortality risk between male and female infants.

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