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Table 4 Statistical correlation of anti-NMDAR antibody with EEG findings in the patient group of the study

From: N-Methyl-d-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antibody in relation to autism spectrum disorder (ASD): presence and association with symptom profile

Parameter NMDA Test of significance
Negative Positive
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Value p-value Sig.
N (%) N (%)
EEG Normal 47 (73.44%) 11 (47.83%) 4.994 0.025 S
Abnormal 17 (26.56%) 12 (52.17%)
Finding of EEG No 47 (73.44%) 11 (47.83%) 24.515 < 0.001 S
Epileptic discharge 0 (0%) 8 (34.78%)
Slowing 17 (26.56%) 4 (17.39%)
  1. SD Standard deviation, N Number, S Significant, NS Not significant