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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8(6), 2331-2351; doi:10.3390/ijerph8062331

Prevalence of Children with Severe Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Communities Near Rome, Italy: New Estimated Rates Are Higher than Previous Estimates

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Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions (CASAA), The University of New Mexico, 2650 Yale SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106, USA
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The University of Rome, “La Sapienza”, Rome 00186, Italy
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Sanford School of Medicine, University of South Dakota, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA
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School of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 10138, USA
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School of Medicine, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA 94109, USA
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Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94109, USA
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Received: 14 April 2011 / Revised: 17 June 2011 / Accepted: 17 June 2011 / Published: 22 June 2011
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Alcohol and Public Health)
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Abstract

Objective: To determine the population-based epidemiology of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and other fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) in towns representative of the general population of central Italy. Methods: Slightly revised U.S. Institute of Medicine diagnostic methods were used among children in randomly-selected schools near Rome. Consented first grade children (n = 976) were screened in Tier I for height, weight, or head circumference and all children
Keywords: fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD); fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS); epidemiology; prevalence; Italy; alcohol consumption fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD); fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS); epidemiology; prevalence; Italy; alcohol consumption
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May, P.A.; Fiorentino, D.; Coriale, G.; Kalberg, W.O.; Hoyme, H.E.; Aragón, A.S.; Buckley, D.; Stellavato, C.; Gossage, J.P.; Robinson, L.K.; Jones, K.L.; Manning, M.; Ceccanti, M. Prevalence of Children with Severe Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Communities Near Rome, Italy: New Estimated Rates Are Higher than Previous Estimates. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2011, 8, 2331-2351.

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