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Table 3 Correlation between the cognitive test factor and the other components of empathy

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
  r (95% CI) r (95% CI) r (95% CI)
Control group (n = 232) 0.15 (-0.10 to 0.39) -0.04 (-0.23 to 0.17) 0.20 (-0.10 to 0.49)
Parent group (n = 439) 0.48a (0.27 to 0.70) 0.49a (0.25 to 0.74) 0.46a (0.25 to 0.68)
Autism group (n = 363) 0.32a (0.20 to 0.45) 0.32a (0.18 to 0.45) 0.32a (0.20 to 0.44)
  1. aP <0.01.