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Table 1 Demographic characteristics for SEED samples

From: Case-control meta-analysis of blood DNA methylation and autism spectrum disorder

  ASD (N = 453) Control (N = 515) p value
Sex N (%) N (%) < 2.2E−16
 M 368 (0.81) 273 (0.53)  
 F 85 (0.19) 242 (0.47)  
Processing batch N (%) N (%) 0.5136
 1 289 (0.64) 317 (0.62)  
 2 164 (0.36) 198 (0.28)  
Cell composition Mean (IQR) Mean (IQR)  
 Granulocytes 0.46 [0.38–0.52] 0.47 [0.40–0.54] 0.02
 CD4T 0.21 [0.16–0.26] 0.20 [0.16–0.24] 0.09
 B cell 0.12 [0.08–0.15] 0.11 [0.08–0.13] 0.01
 CD8T 0.11 [0.08–0.15] 0.11 [0.08–0.13] 0.58
 Monocytes 0.07 [0.05–0.09] 0.07 [0.06–0.09] 0.63
 NK 0.02 [0.00–0.03] 0.02 [0.00–0.03] 0.83
Genetic ancestry N (%) N (%) 1.02E−06
 European 214 (0.47) 324 (0.63)  
 African 71 (0.16) 39 (0.08)  
 Admixed or Asian 153 (0.34) 142 (0.28)  
 Missing 15 (0.03) 10 (0.02)