CDC report finds new high in U.S. autism rate

03/29/2012 | Reuters · Washington Times, The

A CDC report based on 2008 data found the rate of U.S. cases of autism and related disorders in children reached about 1 in 88 children, an increase of about 25% since 2006. Federal health officials found that 1 in 54 boys has autism spectrum disorder, nearly five times higher than girls, with 1 in 252.

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