Independent and dependent contributions of advanced maternal and paternal ages to autism risk

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Errata

This article corrects:

  1. Independent and dependent contributions of advanced maternal and paternal ages to autism risk Volume 3, Issue 1, 30–39, Article first published online: 8 February 2010

In the above-titled article, the values given in the column for crude OR's for the two contrasting parents 40+ with parents <25 were incorrect. The table as it should have appeared is as follows:

Table II. Parental Age Effects in Crude, Adjusted and Stratified Logistic Regression Models Predicting Autism, with Stratified Odds Ratios, 95% Confidence Intervals, and Male to Female Ratio, California Births 1990–1999
 CrudeAdjusted*Girls only, adjusted*Multiple births only, adjusted*M:F ratio
 OR95% CIOR95% CI**Case NaaOR95% CI**Case NaOR95% CI**Case NCases
  • a

    aThe crude and adjusted models were both evaluated using the complete data set, and have the same Case N.

  • *

    *Adjusted for other parent's age, both parents race/ethnicity, parity, year of birth, insurance type, and sum of parental education.

  • **

    **Variance inflation factor applied.

Mothers age
<250.670.64–0.700.860.80–0.922,6890.910.77–1.074580.680.44–1.05524.871
25–291.00REF1.00REF3,3041.00REF5511.00REF1054.996
30–341.311.25–1.371.121.06–1.193,5761.221.06–1.396491.170.87–1.571604.510
35–391.641.56–1.741.311.22–1.402,0891.471.24–1.743891.471.05–2.061214.370
40+1.891.72–2.081.511.35–1.705011.601.22–2.1882.021.29–3.16484.693
40+ vs. <252.842.58–3.121.771.56–2.00 1.761.31–2.38 2.961.66–5.27  
Fathers age
<250.670.63–0.720.760.71–0.821,6330.730.61–0.872700.990.6–1.63365.048
25–291.00REF1.00REF2,7321.00REF4711.00REF684.800
30–341.321.25–1.391.101.04–1.173,4851.120.97–1.296281.461.04–2.051464.549
35–391.651.67–1.741.241.15–1.332,6131.191.0–1.404581.551.07–2.251324.705
40+1.901.79–2.021.361.26–1.471,6961.351.11–1.633081.561.03–2.351044.506
40+ vs. <252.822.63–3.021.781.62–1.97 1.851.46–2.35 1.570.90–2.76  

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