Table 2

Highest academic qualification achieved by male and female deletion carriers and controls

Highest academic qualificationMale control (n=1 80 071)Male deletion (n=78)Statistical analysisFemale control (n=2 12 817)Female deletion (n=290)Statistical analysis
College/University degree62 371 (35%)18 (23%)P=0.08367 798 (32%)84 (29%)χ2[5]=3.995, p=0.550
A/AS Levels19 794 (11%)13 (17%)27 229 (13%)37 (13%)
O Levels/GCSEs36 430 (20%)21 (27%)55 181 (26%)75 (26%)
CSEs10 424 (6%)2 (2%)12 550 (6%)24 (8%)
NVQ/HND/HNC17 684 (10%)6 (8%)10 100 (4%)12 (4%)
None33 368 (18%)18 (23%)39 959 (19%)58 (20%)