Autism More Common Than Previously Thought: CDC Report Shows One in 54 Boys Identified

ScienceDaily — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 88 children in the United States has been identified as having an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a new study released March 29 that looked at data from 14 communities. Autism spectrum disorders are almost five times more common among boys than girls — with 1 in 54 boys identified. Read article