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Table 2 Mean differences on factors scores in the multigroup CFA model

From: The latent structure of cognitive and emotional empathy in individuals with autism, first-degree relatives and typical individuals

  Cognitive empathy Emotional empathy Social skills Cognitive tests
  Mean (95% CI) Mean (95% CI) Mean (95% CI) Mean (95% CI)
Control group (n = 232) -0.04 (-0.16 to 0.08) -0.06 (-0.16 to 0.04) -0.03 (-0.15 to 0.10) 0.01 (-0.11 to 0.13)
Parent group (n = 439) -0.36a (-0.51 to -0.22) -0.27b (-0.44 to -0.10) -0.38a (-0.52 to -0.24) -0.29b (-0.55 to -0.04)
Autism group (n = 363) -2.01a (-2.25 to -1.78) -1.21a (-1.42 to -0.99) -2.76a (-3.05 to -2.46) -0.59a (-0.74 to -0.44)
  1. aP <0.01 bP <0.05 significantly different to controls.