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February 16, 2022

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by: admin

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Tags: African, Autism, funding, Numbers, racial, reporting, research, Spectrum, time, West

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Categories: autism

Illustration by Laurenne Boglio Welcome back to By the Numbers, Spectrum’s data-centric take on autism research. Let us know what you think of the newsletter at niko@spectrumnews.org, and thanks for reading. Total funding for autism research in the United States nearly doubled between 2008 and 2018, according to data from the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee, […]

January 19, 2022

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Tags: Autism, comorbidities, disparities, ethnic, racial, reflect, Spectrum

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Categories: autism

Diagnostic differences: Black and Hispanic/Hispanic autistic adults in the US are more likely than white autistic adults to have schizophrenia and other psychoses. Black, Hispanic/Latin, and Asian/Pacific Islander autistic people in the United States are more likely than white autistic people to have co-occurring health conditions, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, or high blood pressure, […]

December 3, 2021

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Tags: Autism, close, gaps, inches, prevalence, racial, Spectrum, upward

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Categories: autism

Improving Identification: Rising autism prevalence numbers are more likely to be due to improved identification and diagnosis than a real change in prevalence, experts say. Martin Barraud / Getty Images The autism prevalence in the United States rose to 1 in 44 children in 2018, up from 1 in 54 in 2016, according to a […]