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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: A potentiated startle study of uncertainty and contextual anxiety in adolescents diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder

  M SD Range t
Measure ASD CON ASD CON ASD CON  
Age (years) 16.64 16.99 0.98 0.96 15-18 15-18 1.09
Full-scale IQ 104.82 108.74 13.32 10.56 85-124 92-129 0.98
SRS total 103 17.87 23.65 10.70 68-150 2-38 12.86***
SRS mannerisms 19.06 2.88 5.91 3.10 9-29 0-11 9.76***
ADOS total 13.11 -- 3.80 -- 7-18 -- --
SCAS-P total 24.78 10.28 14.54 8.53 3-58 2-18 4.37***
SCAS-C total 26.28 22.22 10.54 10.16 2-53 6-40 1.18
IUS-P 40.47 22.47 11.28 7.79 24-58 12-40 5.18***
IUS-C 33.94 30.22 8.39 7.45 20-48 18-44 1.41
  1. M, Mean; SD, Standard Deviation; ASD, autism spectrum disorder; CON, typical control; Full-scale IQ, from the Wechsler Abbreviated Scales of Intelligence; SRS, Social Responsiveness Scale; ADOS, Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (Module 3 or 4); SCAS-P/-C, Spence Children’s Anxiety Scale parent report/child report); IUS-P/-C, Intolerance of Uncertainty Scale parent report/child report). ***P <.001.