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Table 4 Comparison between the expression of miRNA-7, miRNA-128 and SHANK family genes regarding gender

From: Evaluation of circulating miRNAs and mRNAs expression patterns in autism spectrum disorder

Variables Males Females p value
Median IQR Median IQR
miR-7 1.8 1.3–2.3 1.7 1.1–2.9 0.84
miR-128 2.3 1.2–3.4 1.9 1.3–3 0.91
Shank-1 0.9 0.3–1.9 1.1 0.6–2.3 0.21
Shank-2 1.8 1.2–2.5 1 0.6–3.3 0.79
Shank-3 3.2 1.4–8 2.6 1.9–3.4 0.65
  1. Mann–Whitney test
  2. IQR: Interquartile range
  3. p value is considered significant if < 0.05