Just under 1% of adults living in the community in England are estimated to have autism spectrum disorders

@article{Pinboroughzimmerman2011JustU1,
  title={Just under 1\% of adults living in the community in England are estimated to have autism spectrum disorders},
  author={J Pinborough-zimmerman and Amanda V. Bakian},
  journal={Evidence Based Mental Health},
  year={2011},
  volume={14},
  pages={89 - 89}
}
### Question What is the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in adults in England, and what are the characteristics of adults with ASD? ### Population 7461 adults (age 16 years or older) living in the community. Participants were members of private households sampled for the third national Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey in England. To select households for participation, post code sectors were first stratified by socioeconomic status, then further stratified based on… 
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