Delay from Screening to Diagnosis in Autism Spectrum Disorder: Results from a Large National Health Research Network

Yu Hsin Chen, Madison Drye, Qiushi Chen, Madison Fecher, Guodong Liu, Whitney Guthrie

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To examine delay from developmental screening to autism diagnosis, we used real-world health care data from a national research network to estimate the time between these events. We found an average delay of longer than 2 years from first screening to diagnosis, with no significant differences observed by sex, race, or ethnicity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number113514
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
StatePublished - Sep 2023

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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