Prenatal, Perinatal, and Neonatal Factors Associated With Autism Spectrum Disorders

  title={Prenatal, Perinatal, and Neonatal Factors Associated With Autism Spectrum Disorders},
  author={Deborah A. Bilder and Judith Pinborough-Zimmerman and Judith S Miller and William M. McMahon},
  pages={1293 - 1300}
OBJECTIVE. To investigate prenatal, perinatal, and neonatal risk factors for autism spectrum disorders by using participants identified through broad ascertainment and reliable classification methods. METHODS. The targeted population was 8-year-old children born in 1994 and residing in 1 of the 3 most populous counties in Utah who were identified as having an autism spectrum disorder on the basis of methodology used by the 2002 Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network. Of those… 

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