Prevalence of parent-reported diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder among children in the US, 2007.

@article{Kogan2009PrevalenceOP,
  title={Prevalence of parent-reported diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder among children in the US, 2007.},
  author={Michael D. Kogan and Stephen J. Blumberg and Laura A Schieve and Coleen A. Boyle and EllenC. Perrin and Reem M. Ghandour and Gopal K Singh and Bonnie B. Strickland and Edwin Trevathan and Peter C van Dyck},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={124 5},
  pages={
          1395-403
        }
}
OBJECTIVES The reported increasing prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attendant health and family impact make monitoring of ASD prevalence a public health priority. METHODS The prevalence of parent-reported diagnosis of ASD among US children aged 3 to 17 years was estimated from the 2007 National Survey of Children's Health (sample size: 78037). A child was considered to have ASD if a parent/guardian reported that a doctor or other health care provider had ever said that the… CONTINUE READING
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