Prevalence of fetal alcohol syndrome in a population-based sample of children living in remote Australia: the Lililwan Project.

AIM Aboriginal leaders concerned about high rates of alcohol use in pregnancy invited researchers to determine the prevalence of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and partial fetal alcohol syndrome (pFAS) in their communities. METHODS Population-based prevalence study using active case ascertainment in children born in 2002/2003 and living in the Fitzroy… CONTINUE READING