Characteristics of Low-income Racial/Ethnic Minority Pregnant Women Screening Positive for Alcohol Risk

@article{Washio2015CharacteristicsOL,
  title={Characteristics of Low-income Racial/Ethnic Minority Pregnant Women Screening Positive for Alcohol Risk},
  author={Yukiko Washio and Amy A. Mericle and Heather J Cassey and Angela M. Daubert and Kimberly C Kirby},
  journal={Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health},
  year={2015},
  volume={18},
  pages={850-855}
}
The current study examined the prevalence and characteristics associated with alcohol risk among low-income, predominantly racial/ethnic minority pregnant women in an urban area. We surveyed 225 pregnant women receiving nutritional care. Twenty-six percent screened positive for alcohol risk. Current smoking status (AOR 2.9, p = 0.018, 95 % CI [1.2, 7.0… CONTINUE READING