HOLDING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HOLDING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah’s autism rate holding steady, but still above average http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57735693-78/autism-utah-bilder-rate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57735693-78/autism-utah-bilder-rate.html.csp">Utah’s autism rate holding steady, but still above average</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kirsten stewart and Kristen Moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T22:51:17.769-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 10:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah’s autism rate continues to be above average, but it’s holding steady at about 2 percent of the population as the national rate rises, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports. One in 54 Utah children have been identified as having an autism spectrum disorder, according to an analysis of 2010 data. That’s down from 1 in 47 in 2008, but still roughly 2 percent of the population, said Deborah Bilder, an assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Utah and one of the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57735693@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 22:51:17 MDT