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The nationwide register-based prevalence of intellectual disability during childhood and adolescence.

Authors
  • Westerinen, H1
  • Kaski, M2
  • Virta, L J3
  • Kautiainen, H4
  • Pitkälä, K H5
  • Iivanainen, M2, 6
  • 1 Department of Child Psychiatry, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland. , (Finland)
  • 2 Rinnekoti Research Centre, Espoo, Finland. , (Finland)
  • 3 Group for Research on Health Security, Social Insurance Institution, Turku, Finland. , (Finland)
  • 4 Unit of Primary Health Care, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Unit of Primary Health Care, Helsinki, Finland, and University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland. , (Finland)
  • 5 Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, and Helsinki University Central Hospital, Unit of Primary Health Care, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland. , (Finland)
  • 6 Department of Child Neurology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland. , (Finland)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2017
Volume
61
Issue
8
Pages
802–809
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/jir.12351
PMID: 28090701
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Cumulative prevalence of ID by year, until the age of 18, will provide a better estimate and understanding of the prevalence of ID than a point prevalence at any one point during the developmental years.

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