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The prevalence of obesity in children with autism: a secondary data analysis using nationally representative data from the National Survey of Children's Health

By Carol Curtin, Sarah E Anderson, Aviva Must and Linda Bandini
Topics: Research article
Publisher: BioMed Central
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