Pervasive Developmental Disorder NOS Statistics

(Also Known As: Pervasive Developmental Disorders Statistics, Autism Statistics, Asperger's Statistics, Aspergers Statistics, Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified Statistics, Pdd-NOS Statistics, PDD Statistics)

(Reviewed by: Paul Peterson, Licensed Therapist)

Prevalence of Pervasive developmental disorders NOS

  • Autistic disorder is believed to occur at a rate of about 5 cases per 10,000 children (0.05%)
  • Incidence of autistic disorder ranges from 2 to 30 cases per 10,000
  • Estimated 40% of cases are of genetic causes.
  • Approximately 75% of children with autism also have mental retardation
  • About 1/3 of this population have mild to moderate mental retardation.

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Pervasive Developmental Disorder NOS Topics

Related Conditions

Asperger's Syndrome – impaired social interaction, restrictive patterns of behavior, repetitive behavior, autism, clumsiness
Autism – impaired social interaction, restricted repetitive behavior, impaired social development
Childhood Disintegrative Disorder – disintegrative psychosis, developmental delay, impaired social, verbal and motor skills
Rett's Disorder – impaired social skills, autism, pervasive disorder, cognitive impairment, impaired verbal skills