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Autism prevalence continues to rise: Interview with Expert

The estimated prevalence of autism among 8-year-olds in New Jersey rose in the latest reporting year, 2010, to nearly 22 children per thousand, or approximately one child in 45. That figure represents the ?highest ever reported for a single site? since the CDC started closely monitoring 11 U.S. states in 2000. Researchers seen numbers of cases more than double in a decade.
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