The Coombe Women's Hospital : study of alcohol, smoking & illicit drug use 1987 - 2005.

Barry, Siobhan and Kearney, Aoife and Daly, Seán and Lawlor, Elizabeth and McNamee, Emma and Barry, Joseph (2007) The Coombe Women's Hospital : study of alcohol, smoking & illicit drug use 1987 - 2005. [Dublin]: [Coombe Women's Hospital ].

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This survey is the largest study of its kind ever conducted in Ireland, surveying over 120,000 pregnant women from 1987 - 2005. Statistics on rates of smoking, fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, alcohol intake, illicit drug use and birth outcome are presented. This study also includes conclusions and recommendations.


Date:2007
Pages:22 p.
Publisher:[Coombe Women's Hospital ]
Place of Publication:[Dublin]
Keywords:AOD use, AODR fetal or infant mortality, birth weight, Dublin, fetal alcohol syndrome, fetal development, illicit drug, Ireland, pregnancy, pregnancy outcome, pregnant woman, smoking
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and tables.
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:E Concepts in biomedical areas > Pregnancy
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
B Drugs and alcohol substances > Alcohol
T Demographic characteristics > Pregnant woman
A Drugs and alcohol use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence of drugs and alcohol use > Drugs and alcohol use behaviour > Alcohol consumption
A Drugs and alcohol use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence of drugs and alcohol use
B Drugs and alcohol substances > Tobacco (cigarette smoking)

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