The Prevalence of Psychological and Medical Comorbidities Among Children Suffering From Autistic Spectrum Disorder and the Differences Between Ethnic Groups in Israel

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified January 2012 by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : January 6, 2012
Last Update Posted : January 6, 2012
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Hillel Yaffe Medical Center

Brief Summary:
It is known that several psychological and medical comorbidities are frequently found among children suffering from autistic spectrum disorders. Our aim is to investigate which comorbidities are most common among those children and whether there are differences among the different ethnic groups found in Israel.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Autism Other: Retrospective case study

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 200 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Study Start Date : March 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date : March 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date : March 2013

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Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Autistic Children Other: Retrospective case study
Retrospective case study

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percentage of autistic children with comorbidities [ Time Frame: One year ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Year to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Community sample

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosed with autism

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01505270

Contact: Muhammad Mahajnah, MD, PhD 972-4-6304463

Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Not yet recruiting
Hadera, Israel, 38100
Principal Investigator: Muhammad Mahajnah, MD, PhD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center

Responsible Party: Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Identifier: NCT01505270     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0103-11-HYMC
First Posted: January 6, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 6, 2012
Last Verified: January 2012