Epidemiological Survey of Tourette Syndrome in Children and Adolescents in Wenzhou of P.R. China

  title={Epidemiological Survey of Tourette Syndrome in Children and Adolescents in Wenzhou of P.R. China},
  author={Rong Jin and Rong-yuan Zheng and Wen-wu Huang and Huiqin Xu and Bei Shao and Hong Chen and Liang Feng},
  journal={European Journal of Epidemiology},
An epidemiological survey on Tourette syndrome (TS) in a developing country is relatively scarce. This study was conducted to investigate the prevalence and distribution of TS in children and juveniles aged 7–16 years in Wenzhou of P.R. China. A total of 9742 children and adolescents were included in this survey. Cross-sectional study with stratified-cluster sampling method was used. The prevalence of TS among school-age children was estimated to be an average of 0.43%. The ratio of␣male to… CONTINUE READING

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