Rachel Nonkin Avchen

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Evaluation of a records-review surveillance system used to determine the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders
    Rachel Nonkin Avchen
    Developmental Disabilities Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 92, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 41:227-36. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of postcensal versus intercensal population estimates on prevalence of selected developmental disabilities--metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia, 1991-1996
    Carrie Lazarus
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 112:462-6. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of four developmental disabilities among children aged 8 years--Metropolitan Atlanta Developmental Disabilities Surveillance Program, 1996 and 2000
    Tanya Karapurkar Bhasin
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 55:1-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. doi request reprint Evaluation of a records-review surveillance system used to determine the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders
    Rachel Nonkin Avchen
    Developmental Disabilities Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 92, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 41:227-36. 2011
    ..45, 0.75]). Given diagnostic heterogeneity, and the broad array of ASD in the population, identifying children with ASD is challenging. Records-based surveillance yields a population-based estimate of ASD that is likely conservative...
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of postcensal versus intercensal population estimates on prevalence of selected developmental disabilities--metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia, 1991-1996
    Carrie Lazarus
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Ment Retard 112:462-6. 2007
    ..This discrepancy varied by race and ethnicity. Comparison of population estimates, particularly at state and local levels, should be considered to assess meaningful differences in published prevalence estimates using intercensal data...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of four developmental disabilities among children aged 8 years--Metropolitan Atlanta Developmental Disabilities Surveillance Program, 1996 and 2000
    Tanya Karapurkar Bhasin
    Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 55:1-9. 2006
    ..In the United States, developmental disabilities affect approximately 17% of children aged <18 years, resulting in substantial financial and social costs...