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Table 1 Subject characteristics for ASD (autism spectrum disorders) and controls

From: Possible sexually dimorphic role of miRNA and other sncRNA in ASD brain

Primary diagnosis Case number Sex Age (years) Diagnostic measure PMI (hours) Primary cause of death
ASD B-7002 F 5 ADI-R 33.0 Drowning
ASD B-5342 F 11 ADI-R 12.9 Drowning
ASD B-7575 M 15 Suspected ASD 30.8 Head trauma
ASD B-6640 F 29 ADI-R 17.8 Seizure/stroke
ASD B-7762 M 30 Suspected ASD 22.9 Epilepsy
ASD B-5173 M 30 ADI-R 20.3 Gastrointestinal bleeding/seizure
ASD B-6401a M 39 ADI-R 14.0 Cardiac tamponade
ASD B-7085 F 49 Suspected ASD 21.1 Cancer
ASD B-7376b F 52 ADI-R 39.2 Unknown
ASD B-7886 M 50 ADI-R 22.7 Aspiration/seizure
ASD mean n = 10   31.0 ± 5.3   23.5 ± 2.7  
CTRL B-6736 F 4 17.0 Acute bronchopneumonia
CTRL B-7387 M 17 30.8 Asphyxia/hanging
CTRL B-7738 M 24 35.5 Unknown
CTRL B-7369 M 36 26.0 Possible pulmonary embolism/MI
CTRL B-7835 F 39 25.3 Asphyxia/pneumonia
CTRL B-7333 M 40 25.3 Hepatic encephalopathy
CTRL B-8018 M 54 19.9 Unknown
CTRL B-8155 M 58 20.5 Unknown
CTRL mean n = 8   34.0 ± 6.5   25.0 ± 2.1  
  1. Demographics of each brain donor. The average ± the standard error of the mean is provided for ASD and CTRL. There were no significant differences in sex, age, or PMI between ASD and CTRL groups
  2. ASD autism spectrum disorders, CTRL typically developing control, PMI postmortem interval
  3. aSTS excluded
  4. bPAC excluded