Skip directly to searchSkip directly to the site navigationSkip directly to this page's context menuSkip directly to the page's main content

Risk Factors for Infant Safe Sleep

Risk Factors

Risk factors for SIDS include maternal smoking, environmental tobacco smoke, overheating/overbundling, having soft items in baby's sleeping area, being male, being 2-4 months of age.

African American and American Indian/Alaskan Natives have higher incidence of SIDS and other sleep-related deaths.

Related Risk Factors Indicators:


The information provided above is from the Utah Department of Health's Center for Health Data IBIS-PH web site (http://ibis.health.utah.gov). The information published on this website may be reproduced without permission. Please use the following citation: "Retrieved Sun, 21 September 2014 8:05:47 from Utah Department of Health, Center for Health Data, Indicator-Based Information System for Public Health Web site: http://ibis.health.utah.gov".

Content updated: Tue, 19 Nov 2013 23:09:23 MST