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  1. Ethnic differences in mortality from sudden infant death syndrome in New Zealand.

    Article - En anglais

    Objectives-To examine the factors which might explain the higher mortality from sudden infant death syndrome in Maori infants (7.4/1000 live births in 1986 compared with 3-6 in non-Maori children).

    Design-A large nationwide case control study

    Setting-New Zealand.

    485 infants who died of sudden infant death syndrome were compared with 1800 control infants.

    There were 229 Maori and 240 non-Maori cases of sudden infant death syndrome (16 cases unassigned) and 353 Maori and 1410 non-Maori controls.

    (37 unassigned).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Nouvelle Zélande, Océanie, Ethnie, Facteur risque, Mort, Mort subite, Nourrisson, Homme, Epidémiologie, Etude comparative, Maori

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : New Zealand, Oceania, Ethnic group, Risk factor, Death, Sudden death, Infant, Human, Epidemiology, Comparative study

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0196423

    Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 199406.