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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and typically developing (TD) participants

From: Evidence for differential alternative splicing in blood of young boys with autism spectrum disorders

  TD ASD ASD Normal TCV ASD Enlarged TCV
n     
Subjects 20 30 20 10
Age (years)     
Mean ± SD 3.0 ± 0.3 2.9 ± 0.4 3.0 ± 0.5 3.1 ± 0.2
Gender     
Male, n (%) 20 (100%) 30 (100%) 20 (100%) 10 (100%)
Race, n (%)     
White 14 (70%) 15 (50%) 11(55%) 4 (40%)
Black 0 (0%) 3 (10%) 2 (10%) 1 (10%)
Asian 0 (0%) 1 (3%) 1 (5%) 0 (0%)
Other 0 (0%) 1 (3%) 1 (5%) 0 (0%)
Mixed 3 (15%) 2 (7%) 1(5%) 1 (10%)
Unknown 3 (15%) 8 (27%) 4 (20%) 4 (40%)
TCV (cm3)     
Mean ± SD 994.8 ± 65.0 1049.7 ± 87.4 997.7 ± 51.0 1153.7 ± 33.6
ADOS Severity Score     
Mean ± SD NA 8.0 ± 1.7 8.3 ± 1.7 7.4 ± 1.6
Developmental quotient (DQ)     
Mean ± SD 106.6 ± 14.0 60.2 ± 22.7 61.4 ± 20.9 57.7 ± 27.0
Verbal quotient (VQ)     
Mean ± SD 109.5 ± 15.6 53.6 ± 28.2 54.4 ± 25.9 52.1 ± 33.8
Nonverbal quotient (NVQ)     
Mean ± SD 103.6 ± 14.6 66.7 ± 19.9 68.4 ± 18.9 63.3 ± 22.5