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Table 3 Further information on psychiatric diagnostic profile

From: A comparative study of autistic and non-autistic women’s experience of motherhood

 Non-autisticAutisticp value
DiagnosedSelf-identified 
Received an autism diagnosis or suspected they were autistic following the birth of one of their children
 Yes-142 (61%)88 (73%)0.007
 No 66 (28%)16 (13%)
 Not applicable 26 (11%)16 (13%)
Had a diagnosis of autism refused
 Yes--7 (6%)0.016
 No131 (99%)-113 (94%)
 Not applicable1 (<1%)235 (100%)-
Has a diagnosis of another psychiatric/psychological condition
 Yes59 (45%)171 (72%)92 (77%)0.004
 No73 (55%)64 (27%)28 (23%)