FASD Fact #2: FASD impacts 2-5% of the population


FASD Fact #2

  • 2-5% of babies born in the United States have an FASD.
  • That means 2-5% of the people – children and adults – have an FASD.
  • In other words, between 1 in every 50 and 1 in every 20 people are living with an FASD.

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Source: May, et. al 2009: https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/9574/f10d44c51adde7a1abfc01dbf03a09f11c78.pdf