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Alcohol Use Among Women of Childbearing Age
- According the 2010 Behavioral Risk Surveillance System, women of childbearing age in Wisconsin had the highest prevalence of binge drinking in the nation (22.7%). (1)
- The CDC estimates that about 1 in 13 pregnant women reported drinking alcohol in the past 30 days (2), and SAHMSA estimates that 18% of women drank during their first trimester. (3)
|Nationally (4)||Wisconsin (4)|
|Pre-pregnancy: 54% reported drinking||Pre-pregnancy: 67% reported drinking|
|Last trimester: 7% reported drinking||Last trimester: 9% reported drinking|
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- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2010. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillances System. Retrieved August 20, 2013 from http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6101a4.htm?s_cid=mm6101a4_w.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2004. Alcohol consumption among women who are pregnant or who might become pregnant—United States, 2002. MMWR 53(50):1178-1181. www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5350a4.htm
- Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration. 2013. Report on Pregnancy and Alcohol. www.samhsa.gov/data/spotlight/spot123-pregnancy-alcohol-2013.pdf
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System. Retrieved August 20, 2013 from http://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/births/prams/index.htm.