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Table 3 The frequency of antinucleosome-specific antibodies in relation to a family history of autoimmune diseases in autistic patients

From: Serum antinucleosome-specific antibody as a marker of autoimmunity in children with autism

Children with autism (n = 60) Antinucleosome-specific antibodies X2(P)
Seropositive (n = 28) Seronegative (n = 32)
A positive family history of autoimmune diseases (n = 24) 20 (83.3%) 4 (16.7%) 21.6
No family history of autoimmune diseases (n = 36) 8 (22.2%) 28 (77.8%) (<0.001)