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About The Study: This analysis of data that measures alcohol consumption among U.S. adults found that binge drinking and heavy alcohol consumption from 2011 through 2020 were higher among nonpregnant women than pregnant women, but the average annual percentage change for both behaviors was significantly greater among pregnant women.
Authors: Jeffrey T. Howard, Ph.D., University of Texas at San Antonio, is the corresponding author.
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