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Rate of autism disorders climbs to 1 percent among 8-year-olds, say UAB, CDC researchers

The study is a partnership between UAB, the CDC and 10 other U.S. research sites. It shows that one in 110 American 8-year-olds is classified as having an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a 57 percent increase in ASD cases compared to four years earlier.
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Date
19th December 2009
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First Science