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Table 2 Knowledge of the effects on the unborn child of alcohol consumption during pregnancy

From: Women's knowledge and attitudes regarding alcohol consumption in pregnancy: a national survey

Knowledge n(%)
Have ever heard of any effects on pregnancy or the unborn child which are caused by drinking alcohol during pregnancy (n = 1103) 678 (61.5)
Nominated effects of alcohol on pregnancy or the unborn child (n = 678)*  
   Fetal Alcohol Syndrome 215 (31.7)
   Low birth weight 193 (28.5)
   Brain damage 106 (15.6)
   Baby addicted/experiences withdrawal 99 (14.6)
   Causes birth defects/deformities 74 (10.9)
   Mental disorders 61 (9.0)
   Premature birth 59 (8.7)
   Delayed development 58 (8.6)
   Growth problems 52 (7.7)
   Physical disorders 46 (6.8)
   Learning disabilities 44 (6.5)
   Harmful/ill effects 44 (6.5)
   Don't know 40 (5.0)
   Lower IQ 24 (3.5)
   Cranial/facial deformities 20 (2.9)
   Baby born with alcohol in its system 13 (1.9)
   Attention Deficit Disorder 11 (1.6)
   Behavioural Problems 10 (1.5)
   Miscarriage 10 (1.5)
   Alcohol Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder 7 (0.9)
   Alcohol Related Birth Defects 6 (0.9)
   Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders 5 (0.7)
   Fetal Alcohol Effects 4 (0.6)
   Stillbirth 2 (0.3)
   Other 40 (5.9)
Have ever heard of (n = 1103)  
   Fetal Alcohol Syndrome 610 (55.3)
   Alcohol Related Birth Defects 486 (44.1)
   Alcohol Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder 194 (17.6)
   Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders 94 (8.5)
  1. *Women volunteered this information and nominated one or more effects