Mental retardation epidemiology and demographics

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Kiran Singh, M.D. [2]

Epidemiology and Demographics

Prevalence

The prevalence of intellectual disability is approximately 1,000 per 100,000 (1%) of the overall population.[1]

References

  1. Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders : DSM-5. Washington, D.C: American Psychiatric Association. 2013. ISBN 0890425558.

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