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Unexplained Deaths in Infancy , England and Wales: 2014

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  • There were 212 unexplained infant deaths in England and Wales in 2014, a rate of 0.3 deaths per 1,000 live births. This follows the decreasing trend that has generally been seen over the last decade.
  • Unexplained infant deaths accounted for 8% of all infant deaths occurring in 2014.
  • 60% of these deaths were recorded as sudden infant deaths with the remaining 40% recorded as unascertained (where no other cause of death is recorded).
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