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Table 3 Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics

From: Education and employment status of adults with autism spectrum disorders in Germany – a cross-sectional-survey

Sociodemographic Characteristics
 Gender (N = 185)   Family status (N = 183)d  
  malea 61.6 unmarrieda 71.0
 Age (N = 185)   marrieda 22.4
  mean (SD)b 39.5 (11.3) divorceda 6.6
  minimumc 21 Relationship status (N = 183)d  
  maximumc 64 long-term relationship > 6 monthsa 36.6
Clinical Characteristics
 Primary Diagnosis (N = 185)   Comorbiditiesa,e,f (N = 184) 70.1
  aspergera 78.9 Depressiona 48.9
  atypicala 9.7 orthopedic diseasesa 19.0
  infantilea 4.3 OCDa 13.0
  not specified / unknowna 7.1 respiratory diseasesa 11.4
 Age when diagnosed I (N = 184)e   Age when diagnosed II (N = 184)e,g  
  mean (SD)b 34.7 (12.5) ≥ 18 years of agea 94.6
  minimumc 3 ≤ 18 years of agea 5.4
  maximumc 60   
  1. ain percent
  2. bmeans and standard deviation
  3. cyears of age
  4. dmissing data N = 2
  5. emissing data N = 1
  6. fjust the four most stated comorbidities are listed
  7. gbeing ≥18 years of age at first-time diagnosis is classified as late-diagnosed