Racial disparities exist in use of specialty services for autism

06/17/2013 | U.S. News & World Report

U.S. researchers followed more than 3,600 2- to 21-year-olds with autism for 10 years and found that blacks and Hispanics were less likely than whites to use gastroenterology or nutrition specialty services. Caucasian patients were more likely to undergo procedures such as colonoscopies and endoscopies, as well as psychiatric evaluations, compared with minorities, according to a recent study.

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