This study examined the relationship between maternal alcohol use disorder and child school attendance in Western Australia. Maternal alcohol use disorder was significantly associated with poor attendance for both non-Indigenous and Indigenous children. However, there was no significant difference between timing of diagnosis and poor school attendance.
Authors: Hafekost K, Lawrence D, O’Leary C, Bower C, Semmens J, Zubrick SR
Publication: BMJ Open
Date: May 2017