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Table 1 Characteristics and medical histories of participants. The means are shown with the standard deviations in parentheses

From: Altered metabolism of mothers of young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: a case control study

  ASD (n = 30) TD (n = 29) p-Value of t-test (T) or Chi-Squared (C)
Maternal age (years) 35.4 (5.2) 35.2 (5.8) n.s. (T)
Maternal BMI 26.46 (5.10) 25.50 (4.65) n.s. (T)
Maternal Ethnicitya
Hispanic or Latino 22% 28% n.s. (C)
White 86% 93% n.s. (C)
Black or African American 0% 3% n.s. (C)
Asian 4% 0% n.s. (C)
American Indian or Alaska Native 0% 0% N/A
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0% N/A
Do not wish to provide ethnic info 7% 0% n.s. (C)
  1. A measurement was considered significant if the p-value was less than or equal to 0.05 and the FDR is less than or equal to 0.1. Standard deviations were not listed for categorical variables, marked by the usage of the Chi-Squared test (C) instead of the t-test (T)
  2. aIn reference to the ethnicity information, there were 27 respondents from the ASD-M group for the Hispanic or Latino question and 28 respondents from the ASD-M group for the rest. The ethnicity was answered by the entire TD-M group