Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is a condition that occurs when pregnant mothers consume alcohol (which limits oxygen to the fetus’ developing brain). Results of fetal alcohol syndrome can include learning impairment.
Given the following table on a study of 300 women who had children.
Drink during Pregnancy
Did not drink during pregnancy
a.) Find the odds ratio for learning impairment based on drinking during pregnancy.
b.) Find a 95% confidence interval for this odds ratio. Which method did you use? Why?
c.) Are you convinced that this is the best way to present information on the risks of drinking while pregnant, why or why not?