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ERIC Number: EJ526052
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0047-6765
Preventable Fraction of Mental Retardation: Analysis Based on Individuals with Severe Mental Retardation.
Stevenson, Roger E.; And Others
Mental Retardation, v34 n3 p182-88 Jun 1996
This analysis of 2,106 cases of severe mental retardation found that only 20% of these cases could have been prevented (41% of the cases with genetic etiology and 46% of the cases with environmental causes), assuming full utilization of currently available medical and/or educational knowledge and interventions. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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