Prevalence of sensory impairments, physical and intellectual disabilities, and mental health in children and young people with self/proxy-reported autism: Observational study of a whole country population.

@article{Rydzewska2018PrevalenceOS,
  title={Prevalence of sensory impairments, physical and intellectual disabilities, and mental health in children and young people with self/proxy-reported autism: Observational study of a whole country population.},
  author={Ewelina Rydzewska and Laura Anne Hughes-McCormack and Christopher Gillberg and Angela Deidre Henderson and Cecilia C. A. Macintyre and Julie Rintoul and Sally-Ann Cooper},
  journal={Autism : the international journal of research and practice},
  year={2018},
  pages={
          1362361318791279
        }
}
This study investigated the comorbid conditions in a whole country population of children/young people aged 0-24 years with and without autism. Data were drawn from Scotland's Census 2011. We calculated the percentage with autism, their extent of comorbid conditions, odds ratio (with 95% confidence intervals) of autism predicting comorbidities, adjusted for age and gender, and odds ratio for age and gender predicting comorbidities within the cohort with autism. A total of 25,063/1,548,819 (1.6… CONTINUE READING
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