Maternal Drug Abuse

The Maternal Drug Abuse Data Archive, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, ,facilitates access to the best data sets on the prevalence, incidence, correlates, and consequences of maternal drug abuse. These data sets permit analyses on topics such as: the prevalence of drug use among pregnant women and women of childbearing age; demographic characteristics of pregnant drug users; types and patterns of illicit drug use; social, psychological and economic antecedents of pre- and perinatal drug abuse; the effects of pre- and perinatal substance use on pregnancy complications and neonatal status; and the effects of fetal alcohol and drug exposure on children's physical, neurobehavioral, psychological and social development.

Individual Studies in the Maternal Drug Abuse Collection

Maternal Health Habits Project

1984-87 Boston City Hospital Maternal Health Habits Project
Investigators: Barry Zuckerman, Ralph Hingson, Deborah Frank, & Hortensia Amaro
This study was designed to investigate the effects on infants of various prenatal factors, including the use of alcohol, cigarettes, and illicit drugs; violence; emotional well-being; social support; and life experiences.
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CA Perinatal Substance Exposure Study

California Perinatal Substance Exposure Study, 1992
Investigators: William A. Vega
This study was conducted in order to obtain a 1992 estimate of prevalence of prenatal drug exposure by specific drug type for both the State of California as a whole and for the major regions within the state.
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Consequences of Prenatal Exposure to Methadone

Developmental Consequences of Prenatal Exposure to Methadone: Chicago, 1978-1984
Investigators: Sydney L. Hans
The purpose of this study was to examine teratogenic effects of methadone as well as to determine how other non-teratogenic risk factors might be related to the behavior of drug-exposed children.
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Household Survey on Drug Abuse

The 1991 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse
Investigators: Joseph Gfroerer, Joseph Gustin, Thomas Virag, Ralph Folsom, & J. Valley Rachal
This study was designed to measure the prevalence and correlates of drug use in the United States household population aged 12 and over.
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Household Survey on Drug Abuse

The 1990 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse
Investigators: Joseph Gfroerer, Joseph Gustin, Thomas Virag, Ralph Folsom & J. Valley Rachal
This study was designed to measure the prevalence and correlates of drug use in the United States household population aged 12 and over.
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Neonatal Costs of Maternal Cocaine Use

The Neonatal Costs of Maternal Cocaine Use: Harlem Hospital, 1985-1986
Investigators: Ciaran S. Phibbs, David A. Bateman & Rachel M. Schwartz
This study was designed to provide reliable estimates of the volume, types, duration, and charges for physical therapy services provided in different outpatient settings.
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Physical Social Dev in Children Exposed Prenatally to PCP and Cocaine

Physical and Social Development in Children Exposed Prenatally to PCP and Cocaine, Los Angeles, 1987-1990
Investigators: Judy Howard, Leila Beckwith, Michael Espinosa, & Carol Rodning
This study was a prospective, longitudinal investigation of 46 full-term infants who had positive urine toxicology screens for phencyclidine (PCP) and other drugs at birth and 39 non-drug-exposed control infants.
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