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2002 Utah ASD ADDM Network Prevalence
- The ADDM ASD method to determine prevalence includes a review of records by a panel of clinicians who are experts in ASD.
- Prevalence is how commonly a condition occurs in a population.
Population of 8-Year-Old Children in Study Area, 2002:
- 2002: 26,108 (67.6% of all 8-year-olds in UT)
- 81.2% White-Non-Hispanic
- 1.4% Black-Non-Hispanic
- 13.2% Hispanic
- 13.0% of children in special education
- Number of 8-year-old children with an ASD: 196
- Total prevalence of ASDs: 7.5 per 1,000
- Boys: 12.7 per 1,000
- Girls: 2.0 per 1,000
- White, non-Hispanic: 8.0 per 1,000
- Black, non-Hispanic: 5.5 per 1,000
- Hispanic: 4.4 per 1,000
- Median age of ASD diagnosis: 4 years, 1 month
What part of Utah is included in the 2002 ADDM ASD study?
3 counties around metropolitan Salt Lake City (Davis, Salt Lake, and Utah Counties)