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What is the incidence of fetal alcohol syndrome?

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Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Obstetrics & Gynecology
9 doctors agree

In brief: Varies

There is fetal alcohol syn.
Fas and fetal alc. Spectrum disorder fasd. The later is more incompassing of risks to the fetus when mother drinks. Rates vary by country and ethnicity. Fas incidence is listed in us, 0.5-2/1000 live births. American indians, 9.8/1000 lb. So. Africa, as high as 38/1000 lb.

In brief: Varies

There is fetal alcohol syn.
Fas and fetal alc. Spectrum disorder fasd. The later is more incompassing of risks to the fetus when mother drinks. Rates vary by country and ethnicity. Fas incidence is listed in us, 0.5-2/1000 live births. American indians, 9.8/1000 lb. So. Africa, as high as 38/1000 lb.
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
The incidence of FASD's is 1:100.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
The incidence of FASD's is 1:100.
Dr. Mohammed Younus
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Depends on usage

Fetal alcohol syndrome incidence is falling.
In general population it is about1 per 1000 births, however in heavy drinkers it is about 5%. Incidence increases in low socioeconomic population, inner city poverty stricken areas, among african americans and native americans.

In brief: Depends on usage

Fetal alcohol syndrome incidence is falling.
In general population it is about1 per 1000 births, however in heavy drinkers it is about 5%. Incidence increases in low socioeconomic population, inner city poverty stricken areas, among african americans and native americans.
Dr. Mohammed Younus
Dr. Mohammed Younus
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