- Evaluation of a records-review surveillance system used to determine the prevalence of autism spectrum disordersRachel 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...
- Impact of postcensal versus intercensal population estimates on prevalence of selected developmental disabilities--metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia, 1991-1996Carrie 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...
- Prevalence of four developmental disabilities among children aged 8 years--Metropolitan Atlanta Developmental Disabilities Surveillance Program, 1996 and 2000Tanya 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...