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

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May PA, Fiorentino D, Coriale G, Kalberg WO, Hoyme HE, Aragón AS, Buckley D, Stellavato C, Gossage JP, Robinson LK, Jones KL, 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. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2011; 8(6):2331-2351. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph8062331

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May, Philip A., Daniela Fiorentino, Giovanna Coriale, Wendy O. Kalberg, H. Eugene Hoyme, Alfredo S. Aragón, David Buckley, Chandra Stellavato, J. Phillip Gossage, Luther K. Robinson, Kenneth Lyons Jones, Melanie Manning, and Mauro Ceccanti. 2011. "Prevalence of Children with Severe Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Communities Near Rome, Italy: New Estimated Rates Are Higher than Previous Estimates" International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 8, no. 6: 2331-2351. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph8062331

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