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the prevalence of rumors when hard information is withheld from the public
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According to 2014 data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, autism has a prevalence rate of one in 59 among 8-year-olds in 11 states surveyed, a 15 percent increase from 2012.
One half of the sample was randomly assigned a question with four items, with varying levels of prevalence, while the other half of the sample is assigned the same question but with five possible items.
To determine the youth prevalence rate, his team called more than 5,000 households in the greater Chicago area.
And experts disagreed on whether the DSM-5’s more stringent diagnostic criteria would block services for those with milder traits or adequately curb surging prevalence rates.
Many of the deaths involved fentanyl, a synthetic opioid many times stronger than heroin that continues to grow in prevalence.
Yet on the heels of backlash erupting over two black men being forcibly removed from a Philadelphia Starbucks last month, Martin believes his encounter serves as another reminder of the prevalence of racial profiling.
These studies have shown a consistent range of autism prevalence across different populations, researchers and countries.
Nearly a third of the country’s population lives in extreme poverty, and about as many are infected with H.I.V., one of the world’s highest prevalence rates for the virus.
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