Estimation of national, regional, and global prevalence of alcohol use during pregnancy and fetal alcohol syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis

12 Jan 2017Svetlana Popova, PhD, Shannon Lange, MPH, Charlotte Probst, MSc, Gerrit Gmel, MSc, Prof Jürgen Rehm, PhD

Alcohol use during pregnancy is common in many countries and as such, FAS is a relatively prevalent alcohol-related birth defect.

Systematic review
1 effect
9 months
62 subjects

Reported Outcomes

CausesOutcomeCertainty

Alcohol Beverage risk & protective factor
Alcohol
Beverage

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) Maternity outcome
Strong increased risk of Fetal Alcohol Syndrom...
Maternity system

High evidence
200.0%