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Table 2 Summary statistics of relative mtDNA in autism cases and controls and by sexin autism cases and controls

From: Elevated mitochondrial DNA copy number in peripheral blood cells is associated with childhood autism

  Status N Variable Mean Median SD Min Max 25th Pctl 75th Pctl
Overall           
  Control 83 mtDNA 3.052 1.257 4.252 0.004 23.702 0.041 5.153
  sqrtmtDNA 0.960 1.029 0.288 0.495 1.485 0.671 1.227
  Autism 78 mtDNA 9.165 1.624 11.596 0.015 35.585 0.807 19.004
  sqrtmtDNA 1.135 1.062 0.293 0.590 1.563 0.974 1.445
Male           
  Control 67 mtDNA 3.056 0.979 4.454 0.004 23.702 0.045 4.885
  sqrtmtDNA 0.955 0.997 0.289 0.495 1.485 0.679 1.219
  Autism 69 mtDNA 8.994 1.617 11.369 0.015 35.585 0.762 18.724
  sqrtmtDNA 1.131 1.062 0.295 0.590 1.563 0.967 1.442
Female           
  Control 16 mtDNA 3.037 1.585 3.399 0.014 8.473 0.036 6.681
  sqrtmtDNA 0.979 1.057 0.291 0.589 1.306 0.660 1.267
  Autism 9 mtDNA 10.478 2.570 13.908 0.038 32.939 1.030 20.978
  sqrtmtDNA 1.167 1.125 0.298 0.665 1.548 1.004 1.463
  1. Note: sqrtmtDNA—Eighth-root transformation of mtDNA.