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More than 1 in 100 children and adults have autism. Traolach et al. (2011) . Archives of General Psychiatry, 68(5): 459-465

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More than 1 in 100 children and adults have autism. Traolach et al. (2011) . Archives of General Psychiatry, 68(5): 459-465

 

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A new, comprehensive survey of adults in the UK reports that approximately one in a hundred have autism, defined on a tight set of criteria. Among men the incidence is 2 in a hundred. These figures are similar to estimates in children.

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