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Table 1 Sociodemographic comparison of patients with TSC and normal controls

From: Assessment of tuberous sclerosis-associated neuropsychiatric disorders using the MINI-KID tool: a pediatric case–control study

Sociodemographic feature TSC NC χ2/F P value
N 95 95   
Male 49 (51.58) 51 (53.68) 0.08 0.17
Age at interview (years) 10.12 ± 3.10 10.32 ± 2.41 1.66 0.36
Paternal education (years)    0.33 0.72
 ≤ 9 35 (36.84) 35 (36.84)   
 9–12 20 (21.05) 23 (24.21)   
 > 12 40 (42.11) 37 (38.95)   
Maternal education (years)    2.75 0.57
 ≤ 9 38 (40.00) 30 (31.58)   
 9–12 18 (18.95) 27 (28.42)   
 > 12 39 (41.05) 38 (40.00)   
Family income (RMB)    3.42 0.09
 < 5000 16 (16.84) 5 (5.26)   
 5000–10,000 51 (53.68) 63 (66.32)   
 > 10,000 28 (29.47) 27 (28.42)   
Residence    1.37 0.11
 Suburban or rural 50 (52.63) 58 (61.05)   
 Urban 45 (47.37) 37 (38.95)   
  1. Data are presented as means ± SD and n (%)
  2. ANOVA F-test was performed for continuous variables and the chi-square test was performed for categorical values
  3. TSC tuberous sclerosis complex, NC normal controls (children with normal nervous system development)