Research by Topic: race

Autism Spectrum Disorder Among US Children (2002-2010): Socioeconomic, Racial, and Ethnic Disparities

Published June 24, 2019 in American Journal of Public Health

OBJECTIVES: To describe the association between indicators of socioeconomic status (SES) and the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the United States during the period 2002 to 2010, when overall ASD prevalence among children more than doubled, and to determine whether SES disparities account for ongoing racial and ethnic disparities in ASD prevalence.METHODS: We […]

https://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/full/10.2105/AJPH.2017.304032?

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Race influences parent report of concerns about symptoms of autism spectrum disorder

Published June 24, 2019 in Autism

Racial differences in parent report of concerns about their child’s development to healthcare providers may contribute to delayed autism spectrum disorder diagnoses in Black children. We tested the hypotheses that compared to White parents, Black parents of children with autism spectrum disorder would report fewer concerns about autism symptoms and would be more likely to […]

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1362361317722030?

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