Age at Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Diagnosis by Race, Ethnicity, and Primary Household Language Among Children with Special Health Care Needs, United States, 2009–2010

@inproceedings{Jo2015AgeAA,
  title={Age at Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Diagnosis by Race, Ethnicity, and Primary Household Language Among Children with Special Health Care Needs, United States, 2009–2010},
  author={Heejoo Jo and Laura A Schieve and Catherine E. Rice and Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsopp and Lin Hui Tian and Stephen J. Blumberg and Michael D. Kogan and Coleen A. Boyle},
  booktitle={Maternal and Child Health Journal},
  year={2015}
}
We examined prevalence of diagnosed autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and age at diagnosis according to child’s race/ethnicity and primary household language. From the 2009–2010 National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs, we identified 2729 3–17-year-old US children whose parent reported a current ASD diagnosis. We compared ASD prevalence, mean diagnosis age, and percentage with later diagnoses (≥5 years) across racial/ethnic/primary household language groups: non-Hispanic-white… CONTINUE READING
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