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Table 5 Scores of the RAADS-14 Screen and subscales for males and females

From: RAADS-14 Screen: validity of a screening tool for autism spectrum disorder in an adult psychiatric population

Samplea Sex n RAADS-14-Screen Mentalizing deficits Social anxiety Sensory reactivity
    Median (range)
Non-psychiatric M 105 3 (0 to 19) 1 (0 to 13)b 1 (0 to 8)c 0 (0 to 6)
F 400 2.5 (0 to 29) 0 (0 to 19) 0 (0 to 10) 0 (0 to 9)b
ASD M 64 30 (0 to 42) 15 (0 to 21) 9.7 (0 to 12) 6 (0 to 9)
F 66 34 (9 to 42) 18 (3 to 21) 9 (0 to 12) 8 (3–9)d
ADHD M 127 15 (0 to 36) 7 (0 to 21) 3 (0 to 12) 3 (0 to 9)
F 185 15 (0 to 42) 8 (0 to 21) 3 (0 to 12) 3 (0 to 9)d
Other psychiatric disorders M 64 11.5 (0 to 33) 4 (0 to 21) 4 (0 to 11) 2 (0 to 9)
  F 95 12 (0 to 39) 5 (0 to 21) 2 (0 to 12) 3 (0 to 9)
  1. ADHD, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; ASD, autism spectrum disorder.
  2. aSamples selected from phases II and III combined.
  3. bP < 0.05, cP < 0.01, cP < 0.001, differences are indicated in the sex with the higher score.