Pica in pregnancy in a privileged population: Myth or reality

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Pica in pregnancy in a privileged population : Myth or reality. / Mikkelsen, Tina Broby; Andersen, Anne-Marie Nybo; Olsen, Sjurdur Frodi.

In: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, Vol. 85, No. 10, 2006, p. 1265-1266.

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Mikkelsen, TB, Andersen, A-MN & Olsen, SF 2006, 'Pica in pregnancy in a privileged population: Myth or reality', Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, vol. 85, no. 10, pp. 1265-1266. https://doi.org/10.1080/00016340600676425

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Mikkelsen, T. B., Andersen, A-M. N., & Olsen, S. F. (2006). Pica in pregnancy in a privileged population: Myth or reality. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, 85(10), 1265-1266. https://doi.org/10.1080/00016340600676425

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Mikkelsen TB, Andersen A-MN, Olsen SF. Pica in pregnancy in a privileged population: Myth or reality. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 2006;85(10):1265-1266. https://doi.org/10.1080/00016340600676425

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Mikkelsen, Tina Broby ; Andersen, Anne-Marie Nybo ; Olsen, Sjurdur Frodi. / Pica in pregnancy in a privileged population : Myth or reality. In: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 2006 ; Vol. 85, No. 10. pp. 1265-1266.

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abstract = "BACKGROUND: In the literature pica is reported to be prevalent in pregnant women. Most studies have focused on less privileged populations, but is pica prevalent among privileged pregnant women? METHODS: 100,000 pregnant women in the Danish National Birth Cohort were asked about pica in a food frequency questionnaire mailed in gestation week 25. RESULTS: The response rate of the questionnaire was 70{\%} of Danish National Birth Cohort participants. Only 14 women reported to have eaten substances that were clearly not foods, i.e. 0.02{\%} had pica in this cohort of well nourished Danish women. CONCLUSION: It seems that, in privileged populations, pica is more a myth than a reality.",
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T1 - Pica in pregnancy in a privileged population

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AU - Mikkelsen, Tina Broby

AU - Andersen, Anne-Marie Nybo

AU - Olsen, Sjurdur Frodi

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N2 - BACKGROUND: In the literature pica is reported to be prevalent in pregnant women. Most studies have focused on less privileged populations, but is pica prevalent among privileged pregnant women? METHODS: 100,000 pregnant women in the Danish National Birth Cohort were asked about pica in a food frequency questionnaire mailed in gestation week 25. RESULTS: The response rate of the questionnaire was 70% of Danish National Birth Cohort participants. Only 14 women reported to have eaten substances that were clearly not foods, i.e. 0.02% had pica in this cohort of well nourished Danish women. CONCLUSION: It seems that, in privileged populations, pica is more a myth than a reality.

AB - BACKGROUND: In the literature pica is reported to be prevalent in pregnant women. Most studies have focused on less privileged populations, but is pica prevalent among privileged pregnant women? METHODS: 100,000 pregnant women in the Danish National Birth Cohort were asked about pica in a food frequency questionnaire mailed in gestation week 25. RESULTS: The response rate of the questionnaire was 70% of Danish National Birth Cohort participants. Only 14 women reported to have eaten substances that were clearly not foods, i.e. 0.02% had pica in this cohort of well nourished Danish women. CONCLUSION: It seems that, in privileged populations, pica is more a myth than a reality.

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