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SAMHSA News - Volume X, No. 3, Summer 2002
 

Women and Children: Treatment Improves Health

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Pregnancy Outcomes



Outcome Rate per 100 Live Births
Outcome Measure Untreated Substance Abusers
(n varies)
All U.S. Women
(n=3.8 million)
Client In-Treatment Deliveries
(n=699)
Premature Deliveries 24.0* 11.4 7.3
Low Birth Weight 35.00** 7.5 5.7
Infant Death 1.2*** 0.7 0.4

 *N=2,837 from 12 recent hospital-based studies of outcomes for cocaine-using women
 **N=9,737 from 10 recent hospital-based studies of outcomes for cocaine-using women
***N=10,816 previous pregnancies of clients, as reported at treatment admission

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, SAMHSA

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