How common are the “common” neurologic disorders?

  title={How common are the “common” neurologic disorders?},
  author={Deborah G. Hirtz and David J Thurman and Katrina Gwinn‐Hardy and Mona Mohamed and A. R. Chaudhuri and Robert A. Zalutsky},
  pages={326 - 337}
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… 

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