Term: Maternal Substance Abuse

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2012-11-05


A composite variable from the Families First Screening Form that identifies if the mother self-reported either smoking, alcohol consumption or illicit drug use during pregnancy.

See the Substance Use by Mother During Pregnancy glossary term for more information.

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