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Document Type

Thesis - University Access Only

Award Date


Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)


Graduate Nursing

First Advisor

Barbara Goddard


alcohol use of pregnant women, self-esteem in women, poor women psychology, psychological aspects of pregnancy


The research questions for this study were:
1. What is the self-esteem level of low income pregnant women?
2. What is the level of alcohol use in low income pregnant women?
3. What is the relationship between self-esteem and incidence of alcohol use in low income pregnant women?
4. What is the relationship among demographic variables and alcohol use and/or self-esteem in low income pregnant women?

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Pregnant women -- Alcohol use
Self-esteem in women
Poor women -- Psychology
Pregnancy -- Psychological aspects

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