Demographic characteristics, health conditions, and residential service use in adults with Down syndrome in 25 U.S. states.

@article{Stancliffe2012DemographicCH,
  title={Demographic characteristics, health conditions, and residential service use in adults with Down syndrome in 25 U.S. states.},
  author={Roger J Stancliffe and K. Charlie Lakin and Sheryl A. Larson and Joshua Engler and Sarah F. Taub and Jon Fortune and Julie Bershadsky},
  journal={Intellectual and developmental disabilities},
  year={2012},
  volume={50 2},
  pages={
          92-108
        }
}
This study describes service users with Down syndrome (N = 1,199) and a comparative sample with intellectual and developmental disabilities but not Down syndrome (N = 11,182), drawn from National Core Indicator surveys of adult service users in 25 U.S. states. Individuals with Down syndrome were younger than were individuals without Down syndrome. Men with Down syndrome were older than women with Down syndrome, whereas the reverse was true of the individuals without Down syndrome. Most (68… CONTINUE READING
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