TABLE 2

Demographic Characteristics

Autism (n = 14)Language (n = 14)Typical (n = 14)Total (n = 42)
Gender
 Male12 (86)9 (64)9 (64)30 (71)
 Female2 (14)5 (36)5 (36)12 (29)
Race/ethnicity
 Caucasian, non-Hispanic8 (57)8 (57)8 (57)24 (57)
 African American1 (7)1 (2)
 Native American1 (7)1 (2)
 Hispanic4 (29)4 (29)4 (29)12 (29)
 Pacific Islander1 (7)2 (14)3 (7)
 Asian1 (7)1 (2)
Spanish-speaking only3 (21)3 (21)6 (14)
Insurance
 Private insurance12 (86)9 (64)9 (64)30 (71)
 CHIP/Medicaid2 (14)5 (36)2 (14)9 (21)
 Self-insured3 (21)3 (7)
Age range, mo16.3–33.016.0–33.215.4–32.515.4–33.2
Mean age, mo (SD)22.7 (4.8)23.0 (5.5)24.5 (5.5)23.4 (5.2)
  • All data are presented as n (%) unless otherwise indicated. CHIP, Children’s Health Insurance Plan (subsidized insurance for family income above Medicaid qualification level, but below ability to pay for private insurance).