Birth seasonality and risk of autism spectrum disorder
作者: Brian K. LeeRaz GrossRichard W. FrancisHåkan KarlssonDiana E. SchendelAndre SouranderAbraham ReichenbergErik T. ParnerMady HornigAmit YanivHelen LeonardSven Sandin
作者单位: 1Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, Drexel University School of Public Health
2Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
3Division of Psychiatry, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer
4Telethon Kids Institute, The University of Western Australia
5Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute
6Department of Public Health, University of Aarhus
7Department of Economics and Business, University of Aaarhus
8University Hospital of Turku and Department of Child Psychiatry, University of Turku
9Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University
10Department of Psychiatry and Department of Preventive Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
11Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment at Mount Sinai
12Department of Epidemiology and Center for Infection and Immunity, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
13Sackler Faculty
刊名: European Journal of Epidemiology, 2019, Vol.34 (8), pp.785-792
来源数据库: Springer Journal
DOI: 10.1007/s10654-019-00506-5
关键词: AutismSeasonalityEpidemiologyEmpirical mode decomposition
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)Season of birth has been hypothesized to be a risk factor for autism spectrum disorder (ASD). However, the evidence has been mixed and limited due to methodological challenges. We examine ASD birth trends for 5,464,628 births across 5 countries. ASD birth prevalence data were obtained from the International Collaboration for Autism Registry Epidemiology database, including children born in Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, and Western Australia. Empirical mode decomposition and cosinor modeling were used to assess seasonality. We show seasonal variation in ASD births for the countries of Finland and Sweden. There was a modest increase in risk for children born in the fall and a modest decrease in risk for children born in the spring. Solar radiation levels around conception...
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