Table 2

Baseline characteristics of a cohort of 80 patients presenting to a clinical genetic service with suspected fetal alcohol syndrome

n (%)
Mean age at referral (years)5.5
Age distribution at referral
 <12 months17 (21)
 1–5 years35 (43)
 6–11 years21 (26.25)
 12–15 years5 (6)
 >16 years3 (3.75)
Source of referral
 Adoption panel5 (6)
 Child psychiatrist2 (2)
 Community paediatrician32 (39.5)
 General paediatrician18 (22)
 General practitioner15 (18.5)
 Other9 (11)