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Table 2 Digit length and 2D:4D ratios in each group

From: Sex-different abnormalities in the right second to fourth digit ratio in Japanese individuals with autism spectrum disorders

  Men Women
  ASDs TD ASDs vs TD ASDs TD ASDs vs TD
  Mean ± SD Mean ± SD p d Mean ± SD Mean ± SD p d
Digit length         
 Right 2D 7.21 ± 0.36 7.17 ± 0.43   0.10 6.61 ± 0.42 6.66 ± 0.39   0.13
 Right 4D 7.68 ± 0.33 7.53 ± 0.45 0.37 6.82 ± 0.42 7.00 ± 0.44   0.41
 Left 2D 7.24 ± 0.35 7.17 ± 0.41   0.18 6.56 ± 0.43 6.62 ± 0.37   0.16
 Left 4D 7.67 ± 0.36 7.55 ± 0.57   0.24 6.84 ± 0.44 6.99 ± 0.44   0.34
2D:4D ratio         
 Right 0.939 ± 0.029 0.952 ± 0.026 * 0.48 0.970 ± 0.035 0.953 ± 0.032 * 0.52
 Left 0.944 ± 0.029 0.950 ± 0.029   0.21 0.963 ± 0.047 0.948 ± 0.033   0.41
 Right minus left −0.005 ± 0.021 0.003 ± 0.027   0.32 0.008 ± 0.035 0.005 ± 0.029   0.10
  1. Digit length and 2D:4D ratios for each group are shown as mean ± SD. Digit lengths are shown in cm. p values of post hoc pair-wise comparisons and Cohen’s d values of comparison between ASDs and TD for each sex are presented
  2. p < 0.10; *p < 0.05