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Table 2 Demographics of 3–12-year-old children receiving rehabilitation care

From: Utilization and medical costs of outpatient rehabilitation among children with autism spectrum conditions in Taiwan

Year ASC Non-ASC
2008 2009 2010 2008 2009 2010
n = 1089 n = 1053 n = 1053 n = 47,758 n = 50,553 n = 52,140
Age (%)*
 Preschool 37.7 37.5 37.5 47.5 49.0 50.6
 School 62.3 62.5 62.5 52.5 51.0 49.4
Gender(%)*
 Boys 83.1 83.2 83.7 64.8 64.8 64.6
 Girls 16.9 16.8 16.3 35.2 35.2 35.4
 Male/Female Ratio 4.9 5.0 5.1 1.8 1.8 1.8
  1. *p < 0.001 (comparing the overall mean for the 3 years in the ASC and non-ASC groups)