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Table 1 Effect of a special occasion question on disclosure of binge episodes amongst 1570 women in the AQUA cohort

From: “Did you ever drink more?” A detailed description of pregnant women’s drinking patterns

   Number % of cohort (95 % CI)
Binge episodes disclosed as part of: 3 months prior to conception   
Usual pattern 269 17.1 (15.3–19.1)
Special occasion 327 20.8 (18.8–22.9)
Total 596 37.9
After conception, prior to pregnancy recognitiona   
Usual pattern 193 12.3 (10.7–14.2)
Special occasion 97 6.2 (5.0–7.5)
Total 290 18.5
  1. aMean (SD) gestational age at pregnancy recognition: 4.9 (1.5) weeks