A WCPO 9 news report indicates sleep-related deaths were a significant factor in the high infant mortality rate in Hamilton County, Ohio.

Cradle Cincinnati, the nonprofit organization working to reduce the county’s higher-than-average rate of infant deaths, released Tuesday the findings of their recent study into the causes of sleep-related deaths among infants.

The study found that Hamilton County has seen 74 infant deaths related to unsafe sleeping conditions between 2010-2014.

That’s twice the national average.

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