ERIC Number: EJ446726
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Estimating the Number of Substance-Exposed Infants.
Gomby, Deanna S.; Shiono, Patricia H.
Future of Children, v1 n1 p17-25 Spr 1991
Estimates the number of infants exposed to legal and illegal substances before birth, drawing on 27 published reports and National Institute on Drug Abuse data. The following are estimated exposure levels: (1) cocaine, 2-3 percent; (2) marijuana, 3-12 percent; (3) cigarettes, 38 percent; and (4) alcohol, 73 percent. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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