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Why don't they ask for premission to study autistic chidren in cities like NYC where there are children of every creed color and religion?

My son attended a private NJ school. They had children of every, religion, color and creed.
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https://spectrumnews.org/opinion/viewpoint/accurate-results-autism-genetic-databases-need-diversity/?utm_source=Spectrum+News&utm_campaign=7f1c20d3b0-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_04_06&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_d883f0cd80-7f1c20d3b0-168388817

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I'm thinking the problem is related to income.
Minorities are more likely to be of low income, and in turn often use emergency rooms for healthcare.
Conditions like autism aren't going to be diagnosed in emergency rooms, so many minority cases aren't identified and approached by researchers. They have to have a data base from which to enlist participants.
Those data bases are likely to consist of people in higher income brackets. In short, mostly people of European descent.
That's my guess.

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