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The TWEAK screening test consists of five questions designed to screen pregnant women for harmful drinking habits. The tool consists of questions from the CAGE as well as the MAST, regarding tolerance and amnesia.
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TWEAK

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The TWEAK screening test consists of five questions designed to screen pregnant women for harmful drinking habits. The tool consists of questions from the CAGE as well as the MAST, regarding tolerance and amnesia.

Sensitivity and Specificity

In one study of 4,743 women who were given the MAST, CAGE, and T-ACE tolerance question, the calculated sensitivity and specificity of the TWEAK were 79% and 83%, respectively (Chang, 2001).

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A list of resources from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
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American College of Ostetricians and Gynecologists
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Smoking and Women's Health
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David Moyer
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Information on smoking prevalence in women, special health risks for women, and smoking cessation. Most teens are aware that people who have smoked for awhile can get lung cancer and emphysema and eventually die, but many don't know about all of the bad things that smoking can to them right now. If you smoke, you owe it to yourself to find out about the effects of smoking on your life now. This guide provides some information about what smoking is doing to your body and some of the common reasons why people keep smoking even though they know it's bad for them. These are important things to think about to help you decide if you should continue smoking. (From their website)
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Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital, Boston
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About 1 out of every 5 women in America smokes, and women are starting to smoke at younger and younger ages. Did you know that lung cancer kills more women every year than breast cancer? More deaths are caused each year by tobacco use than by all deaths from AIDS, illegal drug use, alcohol use, motor vehicle injuries, suicides, and murders combined. (From their website)
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US Department of Health and Human Services
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General facts and information on the effect smoking has on babies born to mothers who smoke.
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CDC Website
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Information on smoking prevalence in women, special health risks for women, and smoking cessation.
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Tobacco Information and Prevention Source
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Women For Sobriety, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women overcome alcoholism and other addictions (From their Website).
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Women For Sobriety, Inc
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