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Autistic people live only half of average

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    TAKEN FROM Individuals with Autism at Substantially Heightened Risk for Injury Death | Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
    The average age at death for individuals with autism was 36 years younger than for the general population, 36 years of age compared with 72.


    160X more drownings
    40X more injuries

    TAKEN FROM Autistic children 40 times more likely to die from injury, study says - CNN.com
    "Autistic children aged 14 years and younger are 40 times more likely to die from injury than the general pediatric population," Li said. Specifically, drowning accounts for 46% of all injury deaths among children with autism, which translates to 160 times the chance of dying from drowning compared to other children.

     
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