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Autism Registry for French Guiana (REGUYAUT)

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Verified September 2016 by Centre Hospitalier de Cayenne
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Centre Hospitalier de Cayenne Identifier:
First received: September 6, 2016
Last updated: September 13, 2016
Last verified: September 2016
The objective of the autism registry is to estimate the prevalence of autism in French Guiana in the cohort of children aged 8 years. Secondary objectives are to determine the prevalence of comorbidities, and to determine the theoretical and actual orientation of these children regarding care and education in a territory with significant structural deficits relative to mainland France. The outcomes of this registry will be to guide decision makers in their funding priorities to improve, screening, diagnosis, care and education for children on the autistic spectrum

Condition Intervention
Autism Spectrum Disorder Other: observational

Study Type: Observational [Patient Registry]
Study Design: Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Target Follow-Up Duration: 10 Years
Official Title: Autism Registry for French Guiana

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Further study details as provided by Centre Hospitalier de Cayenne:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • autism spectrum disorder [ Time Frame: 1 year (the year at age 8) ]
    the number of 8 year old children with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder in a given year relative to the total population of children aged 8 years old in that given year

Estimated Enrollment: 400
Study Start Date: September 2015
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2020
Primary Completion Date: September 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Other: observational

Ages Eligible for Study:   8 Years to 8 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
children aged 8 years will be the denominator. the numerator is children who are seeking assistance for care or educational purposes at the unique administration dealing with handicap in French Guiana

Inclusion Criteria:

  • children aged 8 years with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder

Exclusion Criteria:

  • refusal to participate
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT02903732

Centre Hospitalier de Cayenne Recruiting
Cayenne, French Guiana, France, 97306
Contact: Mathieu Nacher, MD, PhD    0594395024 ext 5024   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Centre Hospitalier de Cayenne
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Responsible Party: Centre Hospitalier de Cayenne Identifier: NCT02903732     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: REGUYAUT
Study First Received: September 6, 2016
Last Updated: September 13, 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Autistic Disorder
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Child Development Disorders, Pervasive
Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on June 22, 2017