Infant Suffocation Deaths in Bed Increased From 1996 to 2016

There were significant increases in infant mortality from accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed (ASSB) from 1999 to 2016, according to a study recently published in the Maternal and Child Health Journal.

Joanna Drowos, D.O., from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, and colleagues used data from the National Center for Health Statistics files to estimate race/ethnicity-specific ASSB occurrence.

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