Between 2009 and 2016, approximately 11.1 per 1,000 children aged three to 17 had an intellectual disability. Those children aged 11 to 17 had the highest prevalence of an intellectual disability, at 14.6 per 1,000 children. Between boys and girls, boys had significantly higher intellectual disability prevalence, at 14.2 per 1,000 children. These findings were reported in “Prevalence Of Cerebral Palsy, Intellectual Disability, Hearing Loss, And Blindness, National Health Interview Survey, 2009–2016” by Dana Olzenak McGuire, DPT, Ph.D.; Lin H. Tian Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsopp; Nicole F. Dowling; and Deborah L. Christensen. The . . .
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