How common are the “common” neurologic disorders?

@article{Hirtz2007HowCA,
  title={How common are the “common” neurologic disorders?},
  author={D. Hirtz and D. Thurman and K. Gwinn-Hardy and M. Mohamed and A. R. Chaudhuri and R. Zalutsky},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2007},
  volume={68},
  pages={326 - 337}
}
  • D. Hirtz, D. Thurman, +3 authors R. Zalutsky
  • Published 2007
  • Neurology
  • Objective: To estimate the current incidence and prevalence in the United States of 12 neurologic disorders. Methods: We summarize the strongest evidence available, using data from the United States or from other developed countries when US data were insufficient. Results: For some disorders, prevalence is a better descriptor of impact; for others, incidence is preferable. Per 1,000 children, estimated prevalence was 5.8 for autism spectrum disorder and 2.4 for cerebral palsy; for Tourette… CONTINUE READING

    Tables from this paper.

    The epidemiology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
    • 105
    • Highly Influenced
    The Prevalence of Tic Disorders and Clinical Characteristics in Children.
    • 49
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF

    References

    Publications referenced by this paper.
    SHOWING 1-10 OF 281 REFERENCES