2. Researching the Prevalence and Characteristics of FASD in International Settings

  1. Prof. Dr. Edward P. Riley2,
  2. Prof. Dr. Sterling Clarren3,
  3. Dr. Joanne Weinberg4 and
  4. Prof. Dr. Egon Jonsson5
  1. Philip A. May

Published Online: 15 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527632510.ch2

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Management and Policy Perspectives of FASD, First Edition

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Management and Policy Perspectives of FASD, First Edition

How to Cite

May, P. A. (2010) Researching the Prevalence and Characteristics of FASD in International Settings, in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Management and Policy Perspectives of FASD, First Edition (eds E. P. Riley, S. Clarren, J. Weinberg and E. Jonsson), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527632510.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 2

    San Diego State University, Center for Behavioral Teratology, 6363, Alvarado Ct. #209, San Diego, CA 92120, USA

  2. 3

    University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine – Pediatrics, L408 – Oak Street 4480, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4, Canada

  3. 4

    University of British Columbia, Department of Cellular & Physioloical Scinces, Health Sciences Mall 2350, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3, Canada

  4. 5

    University of Alberta, University of Calgary, Department of Public Health Science, Institute of Health Economics, 10405 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3N4, Canada

Author Information

  1. University of New Mexico, Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Addictions (CASAA), 2650 Yale SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 27 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527328390

Online ISBN: 9783527632510

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Keywords:

  • Fetal alcohol syndrome;
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder;
  • prevalence;
  • epidemiology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Maternal Risk Factors and FASD

  • Determining the Prevalence of FASD: How the Methods Have Influenced the Rates

  • The Prevalence of FASD from In-School Studies

  • Summary Rates of FASD and Their Meaning

  • References