ERIC Number: EJ259646
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Jan
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Relationship of State Educational Criteria and Demographic Variables to School-System Prevalence of Mental Retardation.
Patrick, Joleen L.; Reschly, Daniel J.
American Journal of Mental Deficiency, v86 n4 p351-60 Jan 1982
A survey of state departments of education revealed wide variations in mental retardation terminology, definition, and classification variables. Demographic characteristics based on summary data for states on variables such as per capita income, educational level, and rate of illiteracy were highly related to school system prevalence. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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