ERIC Number: EJ580363
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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SIDS a Killer for Native Infants: Aberdeen Study Points the Way to Prevention.
Heet, LaRita Marie
American Indian Report, v15 n1 p24-25 Jan 1999
A four-year study focusing on American Indian infants and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome found education to be the key to reducing the higher-than-average death rate among Indian infants. Casual factors included overbundling of babies, lack of prenatal and well-child care, poverty, lack of transportation to hospitals, and prenatal smoking and alcohol use. (SAS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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