Prevalence of Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome in North Dakota adults

Am J Psychiatry. 1986 Jun;143(6):787-8. doi: 10.1176/ajp.143.6.787.


The authors estimate the prevalence of Tourette's disorder in North Dakota to be .22 per 10,000 for women and .77 per 10,000 for men. Comparison with figures for North Dakota children suggests that the disorder is relatively uncommon in adults.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Child
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • North Dakota
  • Tourette Syndrome / epidemiology*