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Table 5 Analysis of the relationship among prenatal, natal and postnatal factors and ABC total scores

From: Examining the autistic traits in children and adolescents diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and their parents

ABC-Total
 Mean ± SDMedianp Value
Smoking in pregnancy  0.031*
 Yes30.54 ± 20.33330.0 
 No18.00 ± 18.12213.50 
Infection in pregnancy  0.359
 Yes12.40 ± 16.5174.00 
 No20.03 ± 18.91814.50 
Drug use in pregnancy  0.605
 Yes20.13 ± 14.76922.00 
 No19.60 ± 19.18414.00 
Ilness in pregnancy  0.674
 Yes16.91 ± 17.8748.00 
 No19.99 ± 18.98714.50 
Problem at birth  0.001*
 Yes28.25 ± 16.48028.00 
 No16.25 ±18.6817.00 
Low birth weight  0.401
 Yes13.50 ± 20.3395.50 
 No19.91 ± 18.80915.00 
Prematurity  0.247
 Yes23.00 ± 11.44620.00 
 No19.31 ± 19.39913.50 
  1. *p < 0.05
  2. SD Standard Deviation, ABC Autism Behavior Checklist