First rise in cot deaths for five yearsBMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7108.563d (Published 06 September 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:563
- John Warden, parliamentary correspondent
The downward trend in the number of deaths from the sudden infant death syndrome in England and Wales was reversed in 1996, with a rise to 441 deaths, or 0.7 per 1000 live births, a slight increase on the 1995 figure of 0.6, which was the lowest ever recorded. Estimated figures of 43 cot deaths in Scotland and …
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