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Table 1 Dataset composition and sample characteristics

From: The effect of gender on the neuroanatomy of children with autism spectrum disorders: a support vector machine case-control study

Variable   Subject group, mean ± std [range]  
Age (months)   ASD (n = 76) Controls (n = 76)  
53 ± 17 [25–88] 53 ± 18 [22–89]
NVIQ   71 ± 22 [30–113] 73 ± 23 [35–112]
ADOS LING/COM 5.1 ± 1.5 [2–8]  
INT/SOC 8.6 ± 2.6 [4–14]
TOT 13.7 ± 6.7 [6–21]
CSS   6.1 ± 1.8 [2–10]   
Age (months)   Males (n = 38) Females (n = 38) Males (n = 38) Females (n = 38)  
53 ± 16 [27–87] 53 ± 18 [25–88] 53 ± 17 [24–88] 53 ± 19 [22–89]
NVIQ   71 ± 21 [39–113] 71 ± 22 [30–103] 74 ± 23 [43–112] 71 ± 24 [35–100]
ADOS* LING/COM 5.0 ± 1.5 [2–8] 5.2 ± 1.4 [2–8]   
INT/SOC 8.5 ± 2.6 [4–14] 8.8 ± 2.7 [4–14]
TOT 13.5 ± 3.6 [7–21] 14.0 ± 3.8 [6–20]
CSS   6.0 ± 0.9 [3–10] 6.3 ± 0.8 [2–10]    
   DD (n = 19) no-DD (n = 19) DD (n = 19) no-DD (n = 19) DD (n = 19) no-DD (n = 19) DD (n = 19) no-DD (n = 19) ANOVA
Age (months)   55 ± 16 [27–82] 52 ± 16 [34–87] 47 ± 18 [25–83] 59 ± 16 [36–88] 52 ± 13 [29–72] 54 ± 21 [24–88] 51 ± 18 [26–77] 56 ± 20 [22–89] ASD-DDm, ASD-DDf, ASD-no-DDm, ASD-no-DDf, C-DDm, C-DDf, C-no-DDm, C-no-DDf
F p
0.8 0.59
NVIQ   53 ± 9 [39–68] 89 ± 13 [70–113] 53 ± 14 [30–69] 90 ± 10 [71–103] 52 ± 7 [43–75] 95 ± 10 [78–112] 50 ± 9 [35–65] 93 ± 10 [78–100] ASD-no-DDm, ASD-no-DDf, C-no-DDm, C-no-DDf ASD-DDm, ASD-DDf, C-DDm, C-DDf
F p F p
1.14 0.34 0.33 0.8
  1. Abbreviations: ASD autism spectrum disorder, NVIQ non-verbal intelligence quotient, ASD-DDm ASD males with developmental delay, C-DDm control males with developmental delay, ASD-noDDm ASD males without developmental delay, C-noDDm control males without developmental delay, ASD-DDf ASD females with developmental delay, C-DDf control females with developmental delay, ASD-noDDf ASD females without developmental delay, C-noDDf control females without developmental delay, std standard deviation, CSS Calibrated Severity Score
  2. *Information unavailable for five ASD female subjects