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Zabrina Maultsby PSY_2310: Babb-T 10:00-11:15 a.m. September 27, 2009 Article Summary Title of study: Violence during Pregnancy and Substance Use Journal the study was published in: (Am J Public Health 1990; 80:575-579.) Authors: Hortensia Amaro, Phd, Lise E. Fried, Msph, Howard Cabral, Mph, And Barry Zuckerman, Md Goals of the study (1 pt): To assess exposure to violence during prenatal care, especially among women who are heavy users of alcohol or drugs or whose partners use these substances. To describe the prevalence and patterns of violent incidents during pregnancy; to describe the association between demographic and psychosocial characteristics and violence during pregnancy; to investigate the association between the experience of violence during pregnancy and the use of alcohol and illicit drugs by pregnant women and their partners; and to investigate the association between the experience of violence Specific hypotheses (1 pt): There is a strong relation between violence during pregnancy and the use of alcohol and the use of illicit drugs. Population (e.g., college students) (1 pt): Eligible subjects were English- or Spanish-speaking pregnant women in the prenatal and postpartum period who were willing to give informed consent for study participation. Sample size (please include demographic breakdown) (1 pt): The sample of 1,243 participants with complete data reflects the low income (48 percent with household income s $500 a month), predominantly ethnic minority (North American
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