A research study published in the journal Autism Research revealed that there is no relationship between a family’s income level and their child’s odds of having autism or intellectual disability. The study was conducted on more than 26,000 Utah children born in 1994. Using data obtained from the government, the University of Utah assessed a variety of factors including gender, parental age, ethnicity and household income. The researchers found some association with gender and parental age but there was no substantial evidence to prove the association with income.
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Study: Income No Predictor Of Autism, Intellectual Disability