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ERIC Number: EJ375078
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1988
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Epidemiology of Infantile Autism in Southern Ibaraki, Japan: Differences in Prevalence in Birth Cohorts.
Tanoue, Yoko; And Others
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v18 n2 p155-66 Jun 1988
Based on an observational study of children (ages 3-7) screened at a child guidance center in Japan, the prevalence rate of infantile autism in each one-year birth cohort (1972-1978) fluctuated in a four-year cycle which was closely correlated with the number of children hospitalized with lower respiratory tract diseases. (JW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Japan