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Table 4 Mean total AQ scores for the parent groups

From: Defining the broader, medium and narrow autism phenotype among parents using the Autism Spectrum Quotient (AQ)

  Males Females
n Mean SD n Mean SD
ASC parents 571 19.2 9.5 1429 16.4 9.5
Control parents 349 17.7 6.9 658 13.1 6.3
AS group 69 35.9 7.8 56 37.4 8.2
Control individuals 723 17.4 6.2 1038 15.5 5.6
  1. Data from an AS group and controls, taken from [22] are also shown for reference.
  2. AQ = Autism Spectrum Quotient; ASC = autism spectrum condition; AS = Asperger's syndrome.