Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the study population

From: 2D:4D Ratio and Autism Spectrum Disorder in Brunei Darussalam

Demographic characteristics Total participants ASD group (n = 28) TD group (n = 62) p-value
Median age in years (IQR) 6.0 (2.0) 6.0 (4.0) 6.0 (2.0) 0.798
Gender (n, %)
 Male 71 (78.9) 22 (31.0) 49 (69.0) 1
 Female 19 (21.1) 6 (31.6) 13 (68.4)
Ethnicity (n, %)
 Malay 68 (75.6) 20 (29.4) 48 (70.6) 0.728
 Others 22 (24.4) 8 (36.3) 14 (63.6)
Median 2D:4D ratio (IQR)
 Left hand 0.954 (0.084) 0.949 (0.078) 0.961 (0.085) 0.255
 Right hand 0.947 (0.077) 0.951 (0.069) 0.943 (0.078) 0.61
  1. ASD Autism spectrum disorder; TD Typically developing; IQR Interquartile range