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Brief Report: Gender and Age of Diagnosis Time Trends in Children with Autism Using Australian Medicare Data

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders, May 2018
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Title
Brief Report: Gender and Age of Diagnosis Time Trends in Children with Autism Using Australian Medicare Data
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Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders, May 2018
DOI 10.1007/s10803-018-3609-7
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Tamara May, Katrina Williams

Abstract

Recent evidence suggests the male predominance in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may be decreasing. Secondary analyses of Australian Medicare data (paediatrician/child psychiatrist items for diagnosing ASD before age 13) were used (N = 73,463 unique children from 1-July-2008 to 30-June-2016). Cumulative incidence of ASD in 4-year-olds in 2015/2016 was 1.10% [95% CI 1.06-1.14], males 1.66% [95% CI 1.60-1.72] and females 0.51% [95% CI 0.47-0.55]. New diagnoses significantly increased in older (5-12 years) males and females but not younger (0-4 years) children, from 2010/2011 to 2015/2016. The M:F ratio decreased in older children (4.1-3.0), but not significantly in younger children (4.2-3.5). Identification of older males and females is contributing to the increased in ASD in Australia and proportionally more older females are being diagnosed.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 11 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 3 27%
Unspecified 2 18%
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 18%
Student > Postgraduate 1 9%
Researcher 1 9%
Other 2 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 4 36%
Unspecified 3 27%
Social Sciences 2 18%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 9%
Arts and Humanities 1 9%
Other 0 0%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 18 May 2018.
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#7,474,218
of 12,961,138 outputs
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#2,339
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#139,219
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Outputs of similar age from Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders
#74
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