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Evid Based Nurs 6:89 doi:10.1136/ebn.6.3.89
  • Causation

Measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine was not associated with autism in children

Relative risk of autistic disorder or other autistic spectrum disorder in children who received the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine v children who were unvaccinated*

Outcomes Adjusted relative risk (95% CI)*
*Adjusted for age, calendar period, sex, birth weight, gestational age, mother’s education, and socioeconomic status.
Autistic disorder 0.92 (0.68 to 1.24)
Other autistic spectrum disorder 0.83 (0.65 to 1.07)

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