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Prognosis of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Onset of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: More common in the first year of life.

Life Expectancy and Survival Rates

Average life years lost from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: 75.6 in North Carolina1. ...see also deaths and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Deaths and Mortality Rates

Deaths from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: 2,648 deaths (NHLBI 1999)

Estimated mortality rate for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome from incidence and deaths statistics:

Complications:

Complications of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome from the Diseases Database include:


Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

Death Statistics for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths related to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome:

  • SIDS caused 26.5% of deaths for non-neonate infants in USA 1999 [NVSR 2001]
  • SIDS caused 9.5% of deaths less than 1 year old in USA 1999 [NVSR 2001]
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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: Research More

About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome usually refers to the likely outcome of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. The prognosis of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome may include the duration of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, chances of complications of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.



Footnotes:
1. Years of Potential Life Lost in North Carolina, NCMJ March/April 2002, Volume 63, Number 2
 

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