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Table 2 OXTR promoter CpG methylation levels in peripheral blood mononuclear cells

From: Genomic and epigenetic evidence for oxytocin receptor deficiency in autism

Site AutD cases (95% CI), (n = 20) Controls (95% CI), (n = 20) t Test
-860 35.1% (22.6 to 46.7) 12.2% (6.5 to 17.9) 0.0009
-901 52.0% (42.4 to 61.6) 45.2% (32.5 to 57.8) 0.3761
-924 68.1% (58.2 to 78.0) 65.8% (54.4 to 77.3) 0.7558
-934 56.4% (43.4 to 69.4) 33.4% (22.2 to 44.6) 0.0081
-959 50.9% (42.4 to 59.4) 32.0% (23.2 to 40.8) 0.0026
  1. Bold text indicates a significant result by Satterthwaite test; % = percentage methylated.
  2. CI = confidence interval; AutD = autism disorder.