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Table 2 Reported co-morbid conditions in ASD + E and ASD-only participants

From: The effect of epilepsy on autistic symptom severity assessed by the social responsiveness scale in children with autism spectrum disorder

  ASD-only (N = 44) (%) ASD + E (N = 22) (%) p value
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
 No 28 (63.6) 18 (81.8) 0.163
 Yes 16 (36.4) 4 (18.2)
Tuberous sclerosis
 No 44 (100) 20 (90.9) 0.108
 Yes 0 (0) 2 (9.1)
Depression
 No 42 (95.5) 20 (90.9) 0.596
 Yes 2 (4.5) 2 (9.1)
Psychosis
 No 42 (95.5) 22 (100) 0.549
 Yes 2 (4.5) 0 (0)
Bipolar disorder
 No 39 (88.6) 21 (95.5) 0.655
 Yes 5 (11.4) 1 (4.5)
Anxiety disorder
 No 41 (93.2) 22 (100) 0.545
 Yes 3 (6.8) 0 (0)
Tourette disorder*
 No 44 (100) 19 (86.4) 0.034
 Yes 0 (0) 3 (13.6)
Other diagnosesa,*
 No 42 (95.5) 17 (77.3) 0.036
 Yes 2 (4.5) 5 (22.7)
  1. ASD + E ASD participants with epilepsy
  2. aOther diagnoses: neurofibromatosis-type 1, fragile-x, subarachnoid hemorrhage, organic brain syndrome, cortical dysplasia, childhood-onset parkinsonism
  3. * p < 0.05