Screening for autism in Mexico.

@article{Fombonne2012ScreeningFA,
  title={Screening for autism in Mexico.},
  author={E. J. Fombonne and Carlos Marc{\'i}n and Ruth Bruno and Cecilia Manero Tinoco and Christian Diaz Marquez},
  journal={Autism research : official journal of the International Society for Autism Research},
  year={2012},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={180-9}
}
In order to conduct the screening phase of the first epidemiological survey of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) in Mexico, we needed a screening tool to detect autistic symptomatology in a large sample of school-age children. We used the Spanish version of the Social Responsiveness Scale (SRS). We recruited a clinical sample of 200 children (81% males; mean age: 7.4 years) with a confirmed diagnosis of ASDs and a sample of 363 control children (59.5% males; mean age: 8.5 years) without ASDs… CONTINUE READING
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