ERIC Number: EJ647206
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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A Comparison Study of Autism Spectrum Disorder Referrals 1997 and 1989.
Baker, Helen C.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v32 n2 p121-25 Apr 2002
Comparison of data on all children referred for suspected autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the Australian Capital Territory in 1997 and 1989 found a 200% increase in ASD diagnoses in 1997 despite a population decrease; a wider age range in 1997; a 26% increase in milder cases; and a decrease in the ratio of boys to girls. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Australia