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Trends in the Prevalence of Developmental Disabilities in US Children, 1997–2008
OBJECTIVE: To fill gaps in crucial data needed for health and educational planning, we determined the prevalence of developmental disabilities in US children and in selected populations for a recentExpand
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Prevalence of autism in a US metropolitan area.
CONTEXT Concern has been raised about possible increases in the prevalence of autism. However, few population-based studies have been conducted in the United States. OBJECTIVES To determine theExpand
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Prevalence of autism in a United States population: the Brick Township, New Jersey, investigation.
OBJECTIVE This study determined the prevalence of autism for a defined community, Brick Township, New Jersey, using current diagnostic and epidemiologic methods. METHODS The target population wasExpand
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Prevalence of Parent-Reported Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder Among Children in the US, 2007
OBJECTIVES: The reported increasing prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attendant health and family impact make monitoring of ASD prevalence a public health priority. METHODS: TheExpand
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GJB2 (connexin 26) variants and nonsyndromic sensorineural hearing loss: A HuGE review
Despite the enormous heterogeneity of genetic hearing loss, variants in one locus, Gap Junction Beta 2 or GJB2 (connexin 26), account for up to 50% of cases of nonsyndromic sensorineural hearing lossExpand
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Risk of bacterial meningitis in children with cochlear implants.
BACKGROUND In June 2002, the Food and Drug Administration received reports of bacterial meningitis in patients with cochlear implants for treatment of hearing loss. Implants that included aExpand
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Trends in the prevalence of cerebral palsy in a population-based study.
OBJECTIVE To determine trends in the prevalence of congenital cerebral palsy (CP) over a 16-year period for 1-year survivors using a large, population-based surveillance program. METHODS WeExpand
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Prevalence and health impact of developmental disabilities in US children.
OBJECTIVE Data from the 1988 National Health Interview Survey--Child Health Supplement were used to examine the prevalence of selected developmental disabilities and their impact among children agesExpand
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Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis: evaluation of benefits and risks and recommendations for state newborn screening programs.
In November 2003, CDC and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation cosponsored a workshop to review the benefits and risks associated with newborn screening for cystic fibrosis (CF). This report describes newExpand
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Concurrent medical conditions and health care use and needs among children with learning and behavioral developmental disabilities, National Health Interview Survey, 2006-2010.
Studies document various associated health risks for children with developmental disabilities (DDs). Further study is needed by disability type. Using the 2006-2010 National Health Interview Surveys,Expand
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