Online citations, reference lists, and bibliographies.

Prevalence Of Autism Spectrum Disorders Among Children (1-10 Years Of Age) – Findings Of A Mid-term Report From Northwest India

Sk Raina, Vipasha Kashyap, Ak Bhardwaj, D. Sunil Kumar, V. Bhanu Chander
Published 2015 · Medicine
Cite This
Download PDF
Analyze on Scholarcy
Share
Background: India is the second most populous country of the world. A large portion of the population of this country is below 20 years of age but still there is a paucity of information about the prevalence and incidence of many developmental disorders. This study was planned to estimate the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) in the selected areas (tribal, rural, and urban) of a northern state of India, Himachal Pradesh. Methods: A cross-sectional two-phase study was conducted covering all the children in the range of 1-10 years of age. Phase one included screening of all the children in the age group of 1-10 years, with the help of an indigenous assessment tool for autism. The sociodemographic profile of the participants was also recorded during phase one. Phase two involved the clinical evaluation of individuals who were suspected of autism on screening. Results: The results show a prevalence rate of 0.9/1000. The highest prevalence rate was observed in the rural area. Conclusions: Socioeconomic status (SES) may be one of the fundamental indicators for ASDs in India.



This paper is referenced by
10.1007/s13312-015-0608-z
Diagnostic accuracy of Indian Scale for Assessment of Autism (ISAA) in chidren aged 2–9 years
Sharmila B Mukherjee (2015)
10.4103/aian.AIAN_486_17
A Study of Assessment of Knowledge of Childhood Autism among Medical Students in Mumbai
S. Ellias (2019)
10.4103/ijmr.IJMR_1968_16
Development of a screening instrument for autism spectrum disorder: Chandigarh Autism Screening Instrument
Priti Arun (2018)
10.1016/j.biopha.2018.10.051
Association between catatonia and levels of hair and serum trace elements and minerals in autism spectrum disorder.
A. Tinkov (2019)
10.4103/jnrp.jnrp_329_16
Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder among Rural, Urban, and Tribal Children (1–10 Years of Age)
Sunil Kumar Raina (2017)
10.19080/AJPN.2016.01.555562
Analysis of Tools for Diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Indian Context
Ameya P. Bondre (2016)
10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20161252
Early detection of autism: comparison of two screening tools -
Sachin Darne (2016)
10.1212/WNL.0000000000003473
Author response: Autism and epilepsy: A population-based nationwide cohort study
Heléne E.K. Sundelin (2017)
10.15406/ijcam.2018.11.00384
An open label pilot trial of Abhaya Ghrita in autistic disorder
Bharati Patil (2018)
Características clínicas y epidemiológicas de los pacientes con trastorno del espectro autista en el Instituto Nacional De Salud Del Niño 2013-2017
Vanessa Inchausti (2019)
10.1186/s12888-017-1440-x
Autism Spectrum disorders (ASD) in South Asia: a systematic review
Mohammad Didar Hossain (2017)
Emotional Regulation in Autism Spectrum Disorders: A New Proposed Model for Regulating Emotions through Parent Education
Mainul Haque (2017)
10.4103/psychiatry.IndianJPsychiatry_133_17
Special educators' knowledge and training on autism in Karnataka: A cross-sectional study
Shivani Tiwari (2017)
10.1016/j.mehy.2017.09.012
A review of prevalence studies of Autism Spectrum Disorder by latitude and solar irradiance impact.
Somayya Syed (2017)
Integration of therapies in autistic children; a survey based in Karachi, Pakistan.
Masnoon Akhter (2018)
10.1016/S2215-0366(19)30475-4
The burden of mental disorders across the states of India: the Global Burden of Disease Study 1990–2017
Rajesh Rakhi Gopalkrishna R S Aditya Alize Tarun Atreyi M Sagar Dandona Gururaj Dhaliwal Singh Ferrari Dua G (2019)
10.1159/000492863
A Survey of Knowledge and Beliefs regarding Autism in Speech-Language Pathologists in India
Lara Emilia Mendonsa (2018)
10.17712/nsj.2016.1.20150471
Incidence of autism in high risk neonatal follow up
Hussein Saad Mohammed (2016)
10.1007/978-981-13-1477-3_8
Parcellation Analysis of Language Areas of the Brain and Its Clinical Association in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Beena Koshy (2019)
10.1007/s13760-018-01057-4
Autism in India: a case–control study to understand the association between socio-economic and environmental risk factors
Bharathi Geetha (2018)
10.1007/s13312-019-1608-1
Diagnostic Accuracy of Indian Scale for Assessment of Autism in Indian Children Aged 2–5 Years
Sharmila B Mukherjee (2019)
10.26502/jppch.7405003
Intervention to Develop Social Skills in a Child with Autism with Lower Degrees of Impairment
Samir H Dalwai (2017)
10.1111/opo.12350
Systematic review and meta-analysis of the association of Autism Spectrum Disorder in visually or hearing impaired children.
Belinda Do (2017)
10.1016/j.ajp.2017.03.017
Profile of two hundred children with Autism Spectrum Disorder from a tertiary child and adolescent psychiatry centre.
John Vijay Sagar Kommu (2017)
10.5463/DCID.V28I2.508
Effect of Multidisciplinary Intervention on Clinical Outcomes of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Mumbai, India
Samir H Dalwai (2017)
10.1016/j.annepidem.2017.01.009
Prevalence of autism spectrum disorder in semiurban community in South India.
Priti Arun (2017)
10.4103/bjhs.bjhs_18_19
Sociodemographic and clinical profile of children with autism spectrum disorders – An observational study from a tertiary care hospital
Bilal Ahmad Bhat (2019)
10.1007/978-981-13-5962-0_25
Inclusion in Home, Social, and Educational Settings for Children with Autism in India—Enablers and Challenges
Sridhar Aravamudhan (2019)
10.1186/s13033-019-0285-8
Prevalence of autism spectrum disorders and their relation to selected socio-demographic factors among children aged 18–30 months in northern Vietnam, 2017
Van Minh Hoang (2019)
10.1016/j.ajp.2017.12.016
Toddlers at risk for Autism Spectrum Disorders from Kerala, India - A community based screening.
Jaisoorya Ts (2018)
10.1007/s10803-018-3850-0
Dietary Patterns and Anthropometric Measures of Indian Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Seema Siddiqi (2019)
Semantic Scholar Logo Some data provided by SemanticScholar