Autism, ethnicity and maternal immigration

  • Keen D
  • Reid F
  • Arnone D
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Abstract

A growing number of European studies, particularly from Nordic countries, suggest an increased frequency of autism in children of immigrant parents. In contrast, North American studies tend to conclude that neither maternal ethnicity nor immigrant status are related to the rate of autism-spectrum disorders.

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Authors

  • D. V. Keen

  • F. D. Reid

  • D. Arnone

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