Prevalence and functioning of children with cerebral palsy in four areas of the United States in 2006: a report from the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network.

@article{Kirby2011PrevalenceAF,
  title={Prevalence and functioning of children with cerebral palsy in four areas of the United States in 2006: a report from the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network.},
  author={Russell S Kirby and Martha Slay Wingate and Kim Van Naarden Braun and Nancy S Doernberg and Carrie L Arneson and Ruth E Benedict and Beverly A. Mulvihill and Maureen S. Durkin and Robert T. Fitzgerald and Matthew J. Maenner and Jean A Patz and Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsopp},
  journal={Research in developmental disabilities},
  year={2011},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={462-9}
}
AIM To estimate the prevalence of cerebral palsy (CP) and the frequency of co-occurring developmental disabilities (DDs), gross motor function (GMF), and walking ability using the largest surveillance DD database in the US. METHODS We conducted population-based surveillance of 8-year-old children in 2006 (N=142,338), in areas of Alabama, Georgia, Wisconsin, and Missouri. This multi-site collaboration involved retrospective record review at multiple sources. We reported CP subtype, co… CONTINUE READING