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Measles, Mumps, Rubella Vaccination and Autism: A Nationwide Cohort Study

21 Apr, 2019
AHviid, JVinsløv Hansen, M Frisch,, et al, Source: Ann Intern Med

Results:

During 5 025 754 person-years of follow-up, 6517 children were diagnosed with autism (incidence rate, 129.7 per 100 000 person-years). Comparing MMR-vaccinated with MMR-unvaccinated children yielded a fully adjusted autism hazard ratio of 0.93 (95% CI, 0.85 to 1.02). Similarly, no increased risk for autism after MMR vaccination was consistently observed in subgroups of children defined according to sibling history of autism, autism risk factors (based on a disease risk score) or other childhood vaccinations, or during specified time periods after vaccination.

This entry was posted on Sunday, April 21st, 2019 at 8:05 am and is filed under Literature.

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S Krishnaswamy, P Lambach, ML Giles 2019 HUMAN VACCINES & IMMUNOTHERAPEUTICS VOL. 15, NO. 4, 942–950
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Larson HJ, Schulz WS. 2019 SCIENCE VOL 364 ISSUE 6436

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