Table 1

Composition of the complete sample.

Number of Families

Number of Trios


Site

Number of Individuals with Autism

Simplex

Multiplex

Complete

Incomplete


II University of Naples (Naples, Italy)

121

121

-

107

14

I.R.C.C.S. "Ospedale Bambino-Gesù" (Rome, Italy)

42

42

-

38

4

I.R.C.C.S. "Oasi Maria S.S." (Troina, Italy)

42

40

1

41

1

U.C.B.M. (Rome, Italy)

21

21

-

21

-

II University of Rome (Rome, Italy)

22

20

1

21

-

University of Milan (Milan, Italy)

15

15

-

15

-

University of Turin (Turin, Italy)

4

4

-

4

-

Italian Families

267

263

2

247

19


A.G.R.E. Consortium

60

15

23*

38

-

Southwest Autism Research Center (Phoenix, AZ)

44

34

4

38

-

Caucasian-American Families

104

49

27

76

-


Total Sample

371

312

29

323

19


*DNA was not available for one of the two affected children from one multiplex family from the A.G.R.E. Consortium. This family is still listed as "multiplex" in the table.

Sacco et al. BMC Medical Genetics 2007 8:11   doi:10.1186/1471-2350-8-11

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