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Table 1 Case profiles of the study

From: Possible role of the α7 nicotinic receptors in mediating nicotine’s effect on developing lung – implications in unexplained human perinatal death

  Sudden perinatal deaths Controls
  SIUDS SIDS Fetuses Newborns
No. cases 45 15 16 8
Sex (M/F) 28/17 10/5 9/7 4/4
Age (range) 32-41 gw 2 h-27 d 33-40 gw 2 h-25 d
Maternal smoking 20 7 1 4
  1. d = days; gw = gestational weeks; h = hours.