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From: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:26:17 -0500
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I received this today.


Rich Schwerdtfeger
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From:	CNN Breaking News <BreakingNews@mail.cnn.com>
To:	textbreakingnews@ema3lsv06.turner.com
Date:	03/27/2014 12:12 PM
Subject:	CNN Breaking News



An estimated 1 in 68 children has an autism spectrum disorder, the Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention said today, a 30% increase over its 2012
estimate of 1 in 88 children.

The rate works out to 14.7 children per 1,000 8-year-olds, the CDC said.
The data shows that autism spectrum disorders are nearly five times more
common in boys than girls, and more common in white children compared to
African-American or Hispanic children.

The number of children identified as having an autism spectrum disorder
ranged from 1 in 175 children in Alabama to 1 in 45 children in New Jersey.

Researchers reviewed records from community organizations that educate,
diagnose, treat or provide services to children with developmental
disabilities to arrive at the new estimate.

For complete coverage of breaking news, go to CNN TV, CNN.com and CNN
Mobile.


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