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What is SIDS?

Epidemiology

National Statistics

In discussing national statistics, it is important to note that International Statistical Classification of Diseases (ICD) codes changed in 1998 from the 9th classification to the 10th classification. The ICD-10 is used to code and classify mortality data from death certificates.

Chart 1.1 : U.S. SIDS Rates, 1983-2003

Chart 1.1 : U.S. SIDS Rates, 1983-2003

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