Exploring pregnancy-related changes in alcohol consumption between black and white women.

@article{Morris2008ExploringPC,
  title={Exploring pregnancy-related changes in alcohol consumption between black and white women.},
  author={Daniel S. Morris and Leigh E. Tenkku and Joanne Salas and Pamela K Xaverius and Mark B. Mengel},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  year={2008},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={505-12}
}
BACKGROUND Although epidemiological data indicate that White women are more likely to drink and binge drink before pregnancy, fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is more common in the Black population than among Whites in the United States. Differences in drinking cessation between Black and White women who become pregnant may help explain the disparity in FAS rates. METHODS The study sample was comprised of 280,126 non-Hispanic Black and White women, ages 18 to 44, from the Behavioral Risk Factor… CONTINUE READING

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