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Table 1 Mantel-Haentzel (MH) pooled risk estimates (risk of the symptom in Asperger individuals)

From: Subjective face recognition difficulties, aberrant sensibility, sleeping disturbances and aberrant eating habits in families with Asperger syndrome

  Overall prevalence % (n) Prevalence in controls % (n) Prevalence in cases % (n) ORMH (95% CI)
Face recognition difficulties 28.9 (33) 10.7 (6) 46.6 (27) 20.46 (4.51–92.88)
Presence of altered sensibilities 69.3 (79) 46.4 (26) 91.4 (53) 38.27 (6.29–232.77)
- of touch 31.6 (36) 8.9 (5) 53.4 (31) 12.16 (3.37–43.97)
- of light 25.4 (29) 7.1 (4) 43.1 (25) 7.57 (2.13–26.87)
- of sounds 33.3 (38) 16.1 (9) 50.0 (29) 5.59 (2.08–15.01)
- of smell 34.2 (39) 23.2 (13) 44.8 (26) 2.56 (1.01–6.47)
- of pain 11.4 (13) 7.1 (4) 15.5 (9) 2.54 (0.65–9.96)
Sleeping disturbances 36.0 (41) 23.2 (13) 48.3 (28) 3.11 (1.24–7.78)
Aberrant eating habits 37.7 (43) 14.3 (8) 60.3 (35) 8.41 (2.80–25.27)
  1. OR = Odds Ratio