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Table 3 Descriptive statistics of “brain types” in the current sample and in Wakabayashi et al. [31]

From: Autistic traits, systemising, empathising, and theory of mind in transgender and non-binary adults

  Extreme Type E Type E Type B Type S Extreme Type S
Transgender men 6.9% (n = 5) 11.1% (n = 8) 43.1% (n = 31) 16.7% (n = 12) 22.2% (n = 16)
Non-binary AFAB 3.1% (n = 3) 7.2% (n = 7) 49.5% (n = 48) 16.5% (n = 16) 23.7% (n = 23)
Control females [31] 15.4% (n = 160) 25.9% (n = 269) 46.6% (n = 484) 8.5% (n = 88) 3.6% (n = 37)
Transgender women 4.5% (n = 4) 16.9% (n = 15) 41.6% (n = 37) 21.3% (n = 19) 15.7% (n = 14)
Non-binary AMAB 2.1% (n = 1) 10.6% (n = 5) 59.6% (n = 28) 17.0% (n = 8) 10.6% (n = 5)
Control males [31] 1.4% (n = 10) 5.8% (n = 42) 45.9% (n = 332) 24.1% (n = 174) 22.8% (n = 165)
  1. Extreme Type E = Much stronger empathising relative to systemising; Type E = Stronger empathising relative to systemising; Type B = Balanced; similar levels of systemising and empathising; Type S = Stronger systemising relative to empathising; Extreme Type S = Much stronger systemising relative to empathising