Racial/Ethnic Disparities in the Prevalence and Trends of Autism Spectrum Disorder in US Children and Adolescents

JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Mar 1;4(3):e210771. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.0771.


This cross-sectional study uses data from the National Health Interview Survey to assess racial/ethnic disparities in the prevalence and trends of autism spectrum disorder among US children and adolescents.

Publication types

  • Multicenter Study

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder / ethnology*
  • Child
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Ethnicity*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Prevalence
  • Racial Groups*
  • Retrospective Studies
  • United States / epidemiology