TABLE 3

Relationship Between Frequency of Alcohol Use in the First Trimester and High SDQ Conduct Problems and Hyperactivity Subscale Scores

Variablen (%)aUnivariable OR (95% CI)Multivariable OR (95% CI)b
Parent conduct problems (47 mo), drinks per wk
    0480 (12)1.00 (reference)1.00 (reference)
    <1487 (13)1.15 (1.01–1.32)1.14 (0.98–1.32)
    ≥1219 (15)1.35 (1.14–1.60)1.19 (0.97–1.45)
(n = 9086)(n = 7415)
Parent hyperactivity (47 mo)
    0573 (14)1.00 (reference)1.00 (reference)
    <1504 (14)0.98 (0.86–1.11)0.99 (0.86–1.16)
    ≥1198 (14)0.98 (0.82–1.16)0.98 (0.80–1.20)
(n = 9086)(n = 7415)
Parent conduct problems (81 mo)
    0348 (10)1.00 (reference)1.00 (reference)
    <1352 (11)1.15 (0.98–1.34)1.18 (0.99–1.40)
    ≥1150 (12)1.28 (1.05–1.57)1.20 (0.95–1.52)
(n = 8073)(n = 6669)
Parent hyperactivity (81 mo)
    0355 (10)1.00 (reference)1.00 (reference)
    <1365 (11)1.14 (0.98–1.33)1.15 (0.97–1.38)
    ≥1158 (13)1.31 (1.07–1.60)1.26 (0.99–1.59)
(n = 8051)(n = 6660)
Teacher conduct problems (93–108 mo)
    0126 (5)1.00 (reference)1.00 (reference)
    <1131 (6)1.20 (0.93–1.54)1.41 (1.02–1.94)
    ≥170 (8)1.64 (1.21–2.22)1.37 (0.90–2.07)
(n = 5715)(n = 4325)
Teacher hyperactivity (93–108 mo)
    0272 (11)1.00 (reference)1.00 (reference)
    <1253 (11)1.07 (0.89–1.28)1.20 (0.96–1.51)
    ≥1107 (12)1.14 (0.90–1.45)0.93 (0.67–1.29)
(n = 5708)(n = 4313)
  • a Scoring is above the SDQ cutoff.

  • b This was adjusted for gender, smoking, cannabis use and use of illicit drugs in the first trimester; highest level of maternal education; home ownership; marital status; parity; maternal age group; high EPDS score; child ethnicity; gestational age group; and birth weight.