Racial disparities in community identification of autism spectrum disorders over time; Metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia, 2000-2006.

@article{Jarquin2011RacialDI,
  title={Racial disparities in community identification of autism spectrum disorders over time; Metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia, 2000-2006.},
  author={Vanessa G. Jarquin and Lisa D Wiggins and Laura A Schieve and Kim Van Naarden-Braun},
  journal={Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP},
  year={2011},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={179-87}
}
OBJECTIVE Past research indicates that non-Hispanic black (NHB) children are less likely than non-Hispanic white (NHW) children to have an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis, even if they seem to meet criteria for the disorder. This study examined differences in community identification of ASDs between NHB and NHW children identified by a population-based surveillance system. METHODS Participants were identified as an ASD surveillance case by the Metropolitan Atlanta Developmental… CONTINUE READING

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