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Atmospheric pressure and sudden infant death syndrome in Cook County, Chicago.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11489158     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We investigated daily deaths from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in Cook County, Chicago, from 1 January 1986 to 31 December 1990. The daily SIDS rate was 0.54 deaths/day. Mean daily atmospheric pressure ranged from 952 to 1007 mb. We found a weak link with barometric pressure, whereby an increase of 10 mb was associated with an increased risk of 12% [95% CI 0.1%, 24%]. Cross-tabulation revealed that the highest SIDS rates were associated with a drop from high to low pressure. Possible reasons for this are discussed.
Authors:
M J Campbell; S A Julious; C K Peterson; A Tobias
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0269-5022     ISO Abbreviation:  Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol     Publication Date:  2001 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-08-07     Completed Date:  2001-09-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8709766     Medline TA:  Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  287-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Institute of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Sheffield, UK. m.j.campbell@sheffield.ac.uk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Atmospheric Pressure*
Chicago / epidemiology
Data Interpretation, Statistical
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Sudden Infant Death / epidemiology,  etiology*
Temperature
Weather

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