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Why Autism Is More Common In Males, University of Washington School of Medicine Study


2/28/2014 8:16:04 AM

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It has long been known that men have a greater risk for developing autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders, compared to women. While boys have a one in 52 chance of developing autism spectrum disorders (ASD), the risk is only one in 252 for girls, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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