Prevalence of autism in a US metropolitan area.

@article{YearginAllsopp2003PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of autism in a US metropolitan area.},
  author={Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsopp and Catherine Rice and Tanya Karapurkar and Nancy S Doernberg and Coleen Boyle and Catherine N Murphy},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2003},
  volume={289 1},
  pages={49-55}
}
CONTEXT Concern has been raised about possible increases in the prevalence of autism. However, few population-based studies have been conducted in the United States. OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of autism among children in a major US metropolitan area and to describe characteristics of the study population. DESIGN, SETTING, AND POPULATION Study of the prevalence of autism among children aged 3 to 10 years in the 5 counties of metropolitan Atlanta, Ga, in 1996. Cases were… CONTINUE READING
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