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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study participants (children with ASD and mothers) N = 20

From: Feasibility of parent-mediated behavioural intervention for behavioural problems in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Nigeria: a pilot study

Variable Frequency
(n)
Percentage
(%)
Child gender
 Male 13 65.0
 Female 7 35.0
Child’s education
 Special school 11 55.0
 Out of school 6 30.0
 Mainstream school 3 15.0
Birth order
 First child 8 40.0
 Middle child 5 25.0
 Last child 7 35.0
Marital status
 Currently married 17 85.0
 Separated/divorced 2 10.0
 Widowed 1 5.0
Family setting
 Monogamous 15 75.0
 Polygamous 5 25.0
Mother’s education
 6 years of formal education 3 15.0
 12 years of formal education 5 25.0
 Tertiary education 12 60.0
Religion
 Christianity 15 75.0
 Islam 5 25.0