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Table 1 Age and gender distribution of the final year medical students according to geopolitical zones

From: Recognition of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) symptoms and knowledge about some other aspects of ASD among final year medical students in Nigeria, Sub-Saharan Africa

Gender Age
Geopolitical zones Male N (%) Female N (%) Total N (%) Minimum age (years) Maximum age (years) Mean age (years) Median age (years)
North Central 151 (69.6) 66 (30.4) 217 (28.7) 19 35 25.60 ± 2.47 25.00
North West 70 (56.9) 53 (43.1) 123 (16.3) 22 42 26.26 ± 2.64 26.00
South East 95 (60.9) 61 (39.1) 156 (20.6) 21 39 25.14 ± 2.80 25.00
South South 77 (55.8) 61 (44.2) 138 (18.2) 19 38 25.30 ± 75 24.00
South West 64 (52.0) 59 (48.0) 123 (16.3) 20 31 24.03 ± 2.43 24.00
Total 457 (60.4) 300 (39.6) 757 (100) 19 42 25.30 ± 2.90 25.00