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Table 2 Current maternal medication use at 2–5 years after pregnancy. The percentage of participants that used these medications is listed with the actual number in parentheses

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

  ASD (n = 30) TD (n = 29) Chi-Squared FDR
Use of Any Medications 43% (13) 30% (9) n.s.  
Psychiatric 17% (5) 7% (2) n.s.  
Allergy 10% (3) 14% (4) n.s.  
Birth control 33% (10) 10% (3) 0.03 n.s.
Inhaler 0% (0) 3% (1) n.s.  
Blood pressure 7% (2) 0% (0) n.s.  
Thyroid 10% (3) 7% (2) n.s.  
GI (Gastrointestinal) 0% (0) 3% (1) n.s.  
Pain 0% (0) 3% (1) n.s.  
Epi-pen as needed 3% (1) 0% (0) n.s.  
Use of Nutritional Supplements* 7% (2) 7% (2) n.s.  
  1. None of the nutritional supplements used contained folate or vitamin B12