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Table 1 Practitioners who regularly manages the child with ASD.

From: Traditional and non-traditional treatments for autism spectrum disorder with seizures: an on-line survey

Practitioner Overall Controls Seizures
Pediatrician 66% 59% 69% ns
Child Neurologist 49% 23% 60%
Doctor affiliated with Defeat Autism Now! 33% 29% 34%ns
Psychiatrist 20% 20% 20% ns
Family practitioner 15% 14% 15% ns
General practitioner 16% 10% 18% ns
Adult Neurologist 11% 0% 15%
Holistic Medicine 10% 9% 10% ns
Integrative Medicine 5% 5% 5%ns
  1. ‡p < = 0.001; †p < = 0.0001
  2. For each practitioner listed, statistical comparisons were made between the individuals reported to have seizures and the individuals reported not to have seizures (control group). Superscript after the seizure percentage indicates whether the proportions are different between the two groups. There are 9 practitioners resulting in 9 comparisons. The Bonferroni correction results in an alpha of 0.05/9 = 0.0056, so we have set the alpha to p < = 0.001 to be conservative.