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How common is autism?

Due to changes in the diagnostic criteria and increased public and professional awareness, there has been an increase in the apparent prevalence of autism spectrum disorder. It is estimated that up to one in 100 people are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.

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Author: Dr Idan Ben-Barak PhD, MSc, BSc (Med)
First answered: 07 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Fetal alcohol syndrome


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