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Table 1 Comparison between Egyptian and Saudi Groups in sociodemographic variables

From: Characteristics of autism spectrum disorders in a sample of egyptian and saudi patients: transcultural cross sectional study

Items Egyptian group Saudi group X2 df P value
  n % n %    
Gender        
   Male 12 60% 18 64.3% 0.091 1 0.4
   Female 8 40% 10 35.7%    
  mean SD Mean SD U Z P value
Age in years        
   Total sample 7.4 4.02 7.6 3.4 253.5 -0.5 0.5
   Male 8.2 4.2 7.8 3.6    
   Female 6.1 3.5 7.3 2.9    
Age of noticing abnormality        
   Total sample 2.25 0.5 1.7 1.3 188 -1.9 0.04
   Male 2.4 0.5 1.5 1.2    
   Female 2 0.5 2.1 1.3    
Age of starting intervention        
   Total sample 2.6 0.9 4.8 2.5 136.5 -3.07 0.002
   Male 3.1 0.4 4.8 2.8    
   Female 3 1.5 4.7 1.9    
Birth order 1.4 0.8 2.9 2.4 150.5 -2.8 0.004