Autism Cases on the Rise,
Reason for Increase Still a Mystery
On 26 March 2020, CDC (United States Centers for Disease Control & Prevention) announced the latest statistics estimate on autism prevalence has increased by nearly 10 percent, since Aoril 2018 to become
10% increase since 2018, when it was 1 in 59.
صدرت في 26 مارس 2020 أحدث إحصائيات مراكز مكافحة الأمراض والوقاية منها (CDC) ازدياد نسبة التوحد بنحو 10 بالمائة إلى طفل واحد من بين 54 طفلاً في الولايات المتحدة.
Autism can affect boys four times more than girls.
About 1 in 6 (17%) children aged 3–17 years were diagnosed with a developmental disability, as reported by parents, during a study period of 2009-2017. These included autism, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, blindness, and cerebral palsy, among others.