Correlates of Prenatal Alcohol Use

  title={Correlates of Prenatal Alcohol Use},
  author={Laurie L. Meschke and Wendy L. Hellerstedt and Joyce A. Holl and Sara Messelt},
  journal={Maternal and Child Health Journal},
Objectives: To identify correlates of prenatal alcohol use in a statewide population-based sample. Methods: A self-reported survey was conducted in 67 prenatal clinics in Minnesota with 4,272 women at their first prenatal visit. Chi-squared and multivariate logistic regression analyses were conducted to identify risk markers associated with any prenatal alcohol use. Results: Nearly 27% of the respondents were calculated as having used alcohol during pregnancy. In multivariable analyses, the… CONTINUE READING