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Table 13 Medical History, as reported by parents (n = 73)

From: Safety and efficacy of oral DMSA therapy for children with autism spectrum disorders: Part A - Medical results

Maternal Fish Consumption (servings/month) 2.85 +/- 2.9
Mercury Amalgams present during pregnancy 3.12 +/- 3.5
Mercury amalgams placed during pregnancy 3%
Mercury amalgams removed during pregnancy 2%
Placed during Nursing 2%
Removed during Nursing 2%
Antibiotic usage during pregnancy (rounds) 0.67 +/- 1.5
Antibiotic usage during nursing (rounds) 0.39 +/- 0.83
Child usage of oral antibiotics  
0-6 months 0.76 +/- 1.2
7-12 months 1.63 +/- 2.9
12-24 months 2.04 +/- 3.0
24-36 months 1.82 +/- 2.0
Total 0-36 months 5.4 +/- 6.1
Ear Infections 0-36 months 3.5 +/- 4.3
Blood Type 33% A+, 4% A-, 11% B+, 2%B- 4%AB+, 22%O+, 22%O-
Rhogam use 18%
Reactions to vaccines 38% none, 44% mild, 10% moderate, 7% severe
Eating/Licking Paint 7% mild, 4% moderate, 5% severe
Pica 16% mild, 8% moderate, 16% severe
Pregnancy Complications 31% mild, 9% moderate, 9% severe
Birth Complications 23% mild, 11% moderate, 11% severe
Childhood Illness 10% mild, 4% moderate, 6% severe
Regression 28% no regression, 30% possible regression age 18.2 +/- 7.8 mo, 42% regression (age 20.8 +/- 16 mo