Table 4

Maternal alcohol dose, usually ingested and ingested the days before death/interview in SIDS cases and controls with crude and adjusted odds ratios (ORs) in Scandinavia 1992–95, the Nordic epidemiological SIDS study

OR95% CIp ValueOR95% CIp Value
Maternal alcohol dose (AU)
 1–4 AU1205040.80.5 to to 1.20.24
 ⩾ 5 AU19401.50.8 to to 1.50.41
Recent maternal alcohol ingestion
 Yes34851.51.0 to to 2.50.20
Alcohol dose today or yesterday
 1–4 AU21791.00.6 to 1.60.861.00.5 to 1.90.91
 ⩾ 5 AU7212.22.5 to 59.30.0025.91.0 to 33.90.047
  • Adjustment was made for maternal age and education, maternal smoking during pregnancy, and paternal unemployment.

  • AU, alcohol units; CI, confidence interval.