|CATEGORY||Mental & Behavioural Disorders|
|ALTERNATE NAMES /COMMON NAMES||Autism Spectrum Disorder, Classic Autism, Pervasive Development Disorder, High-Functioning Autism|
|ICD 10 CLASSIFICATION||F 84.0|
About 1 in 68 children worldwide has been identified with Autism.
1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls are affected.
|INDIAN STATISTICS||About 1 in every 250 children has been diagnosed with Autism. Estimated 10 million Indian children suffer from some form of Autism as of 2013.|
|MOST PREVALENT IN||United States of America, United Kingdom (probably because most are diagnosed. In other nations, many go undiagnosed)|