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Table 6 The difference between number (million ± SE) of axons in five CC segments in autistic and control subjects

From: Deficit of corpus callosum axons, reduced axon diameter and decreased area are markers of abnormal development of interhemispheric connections in autistic subjects

Group S I S II S III S IV S V Total number
C 25.900 (1.891) 24.944 (1.175) 9.878 (1.417) 3.711 (0.326) 25.222 (2.518) 89.655 (4.186)
A 10.933 (2.010) 15.500 (1.642) 3.211 (0.644) 1.360 (0.441) 13.300 (1.618) 44.304 (4.885)
p < 0.0001*** 0.0003*** 0.0012** 0.0006*** 0.0011** 0.0001***
Differ. −57.79% −37.87% 67.49% −63.35% −47.27% −49.42%
  1. SE standard error, CC corpus callosum, S segment, C control, A autism; Differ., difference. Standard errors in parentheses. **p ≤ 0.01; ***p ≤ 0.001
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