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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Functional autonomic nervous system profile in children with autism spectrum disorder

  TD (n = 34) ASD (n = 40) P value (group effect)
Age 12.5 ± 2.9 12.0 ± 2.9 0.5
Full-scale IQ 113.1 ± 13.9 92.9 ± 20.6 < 0.0001
Sex (male:female) 19:15 33:7 0.02
SCQ   18.0 ± 8.1  
RCADS-SAD   61.9 ± 17.4  
RCADS-GAD   58.6 ± 16.3  
RCADS-PD   57.3 ± 17.5  
RCADS-SP   53.1 ± 11.3  
RCADS-OCD   54.1 ± 10.5  
RCADS-total anxiety   58.4 ± 14.8  
  1. *Fisher’s exact test.
  2. RCADS: Revised Child Anxiety and Depression Scale; SCQ: Social Communication Questionnaire; SAD: separation anxiety disorder; GAD: generalized anxiety disorder; PD: panic disorder; SP: social phobia; OCD: obsessive-compulsive disorder.