Prevalence of intellectual disabilities in Norway: Domestic variance.

  title={Prevalence of intellectual disabilities in Norway: Domestic variance.},
  author={Erik S\ondenaa and Kirsten Buch Rasmussen and J Aa N\ottestad and Christian Lauvrud},
  journal={Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR},
  volume={54 2},
Based on national registers, the prevalence of intellectual disability (ID) in Norway is estimated to be 0.44 per 100 inhabitants. This study aimed to examine geographic and urban-rural differences in the prevalence of ID in Norway. Methods A survey based on the national register. Financial transfers intended to provide equal services to people with ID are based on these reports. Results A higher prevalence was found in the North region of Norway. A negative correlation between the population… CONTINUE READING