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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of children with and without autism

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

  Children without autism Children with autism
Gender   
Female 49.0 (0.31) 21.0 (2.68)
Male 51.0 (0.31) 79.0 (2.68)
Racial ethnic group   
Hispanic 16.9 (0.25) 10.0 (3.18)
Non-Hispanic white 61.4 (0.31) 70.4 (4.34)
Non-Hispanic black 14.6 (0.23) 15.5 (3.86)
Multi-racial 2.9 (0.10) 1.5 (0.55)
Other 4.2 (0.18) 2.6 (0.93)
Poverty-to-income ratio   
<1 17.0 (0.28) 18.1 (4.70)
1 - <2 22.7 (0.28) 21.9 (3.29)
2 - <4 33.4 (0.29) 32.9 (3.57)
>4 26.8 (0.26) 27.0 (3.05)
  1. Percentage (standard error) tabulated. Estimates are weighted to be representative of US children.