Thursday, October 17, 2013

Study Finds Autism Prevalence Has Leveled Off in United Kingdom

After spiking in the 1990s, the reported prevalence of autism leveled off in the UK after 2003, while continuing to rise in the US A new study finds that the reported prevalence of autism has leveled off in the United Kingdom since 2004, after skyrocketing five-fold in the 1990s as it did in the United States. This contrasts with a 78 percent increase in autism’s estimated prevalence in the United States between 2002 and 2008.

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