The prevalence children with developmental disability in the United States increased from 5.76% in 2014 to 6.99% in 2016. The prevalence of children ever diagnosed with a developmental delay other than autism spectrum disorder or intellectual disability increased from 3.57% in 2014 to 4.55% in 2016. These findings were reported in “Estimated Prevalence of Children With Diagnosed Developmental Disabilities in the United States, 2014–2016” by Benjamin Zablotsky, Ph.D.; Lindsey I. Black, M.P.H.; and Stephen J. Blumberg, Ph.D. The researchers analyzed data from the 2014-2016 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). The . . .
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