Recent Canadian studies show alarmingly high rates of FASD in the general population, with estimates that FASD affects 4% of the Canadian population. There has been limited research into FASD prevalence in Australia, with the Australian Medical Association (AMA) stating “it is estimated that FASD affects roughly between 2% and 5% of the population in the United States.” As estimates of FASD prevalence continue to increase worldwide, it is likely that the prevalence of FASD in Australia is also higher than previously estimated.

There has been limited research into FASD prevalence in Australia, with the Australian Medical Association (AMA) stating “it is estimated that FASD affects roughly between 2% and 5% of the population in the United States.”

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