Indian hedgehog Protein (pg/ml)

P-value

Healthy children (n = 25)

0.79 ± 0. 109

 

Patients with autism (n = 55)

1.63 ± 0. 131

<0.001

Patients with mild to moderate autism (n = 24)

1.41 ± 0. 179

 

Patients with severe autism (n = 31)

1.79 ± 0. 183

<0.14

Table 1: Serum levels of Indian hedgehog protein in autistic children and their relation to the severity of autism.