ConcussionConcussion ManagementDrivingEbolaEmergency Medical ServicesEpidemiologyEvery Woman MattersHANHealth NavigationHealthcare Associated InfectionsHeart Disease and Stroke Prevention ProgramImmunizationInjury PreventionJoint Data CenterMaternal Child Adolescent HealthMCH Block GrantNebraska Colon Cancer Screening ProgramNebraska Early Hearing Detection and Intervention ProgramOccupational Safety and Health SurveillanceOral HealthPalliativeCareRural HealthSearchSHIPSIDSCurrently selectedTobacco Hurts BusinessWomens & Mens Health ProgramsWomens Health InitiativesWorkplace Wellness Toolkit Maternal Infant Home Page SIDS Homepage Risk Factors Pregnancy Babies Sleep Associated Risk Triple Risk Factor Protective Factors Resources State Statutes Risk Factors Sleep Associated Risks 2009 State of Nebraska Child Death Review Team Report: Sudden Unexpected Infant Death by Race/Ethnicity Total % White 16 69.6% African-American 5 21.7% Native American 2 8.7% Asian/Pacific Islander 0 0.0% Total (N) 23 100% Hispanic Ethnicity 2 8.7% Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Total % Male 15 65.2% Female 8 34.8% Total (N) 23 100% Sleep-Associated Death Risk Factors Total % Prenatal or postnatal smoke exposure 16 64% Age–inappropriate sleep surface 15 60% Found on side or stomach 13 52% Bed–sharing 12 48% Bedding–related issues 11 44% Put to sleep on side or stomach 9 36% Current/recent respiratory infection 9 36% Prenatal drug exposure 3 12% No known risk factors 0 4% Definitions for above Risk Factors Prenatal or postnatal smoke exposure: 64% of infants had documented exposure to tobacco smoke either while mom was pregnant or after infant was born. Age inappropriate sleep surface: 60% of infants were sleeping in or on something other than a safety-approved crib, playpen or baby bed. Found on side or stomach: At time of death, 52% of infants were positioned on his/her side or stomach. Bed sharing: At the time of death, close to half of infants, 48%, were sleeping with an adult or other child. Bedding-related issues include: blankets and/or sheets found over the infant’s head or around their mouth or nose, stuffed animals in the bed, or having been placed on a pillow etc. 44% of babies has Bedding-related issues at the time of death. Put to sleep on side or stomach: 64% of infants were reported to have been found on their backs. 36% of babies were found on side or stomach. Current/recent respiratory infection: 36 % of infants were reported to have a current or recent (within the past 2 weeks) respiratory infection. Respiratory infection is a likely contributor to impaired breathing. Prenatal drug exposure: 12 % of babies had prior drug exposure during pregnancy before they were born. For More Information Contact: Jackie Moline, RN, BSN Maternal-Infant Community Health Nurse, Sr. Maternal & Infant Health Program DHHS - Division of Public Health (402) 471-0165 - Cell (402) 326-6415 - Fax (402) 471-7049 email@example.com Documents in PDF format require the use of Adobe Acrobat Reader which can be downloaded for free from Adobe Systems, Inc.