Parental Socioeconomic Status and Risk of Offspring Autism Spectrum Disorders in a Swedish Population-Based Study

Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 04/30/2012

Lower, not higher, socioeconomic status was associated with an increased risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Studies finding the opposite may be underestimating the burden of ASD in lower socioeconomic status groups.

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