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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Social affiliation motives modulate spontaneous learning in Williams syndrome but not in autism

  ASD (N = 36) WS (N = 21) t test p value
Gender, M, F 34, 2 11,10
Chron. age (months): M (SD) 45.53 (11.21) 52.55 (17.22) .10
MSEL visual reception AE: M (SD) 26.74 (11.37) 29.17 (16.29) .57
MSEL fine motor AE: M (SD) 25.35 (8.63) 24.83 (10.10) .85
MSEL receptive lang. AE: M (SD) 20.38 (10.30) 27.67 (14.60) .07
MSEL expressive lang. AE: M (SD) 23.38 (10.65) 26.61 (13.69) .39
MSEL visual reception T: M (SD) 30.12 (10.10) 24.13 (7.15) .22
MSEL fine motor T: M (SD) 28.18 (13.42) 21.86 (3.68) .08
MSEL receptive lang. T: M (SD) 28.03 (14.41) 25.47 (9.53) .53
MSEL expressive lang. T: M (SD) 30.27 (15.77) 24.00 (7.24) .15
MSEL total DQ: M (SD) 62.93 (27.99) 56.44 (16.88) .34
VABS communication: M (SD) 71.81 (18.98) 70.57 (11.65) .79
VABS daily living skills: M (SD) 72.59 (27.20) 70.43 (11.43) .73
VABS socialization: M (SD) 72.50 (14.69) 80.81 (12.53) .03
VABS motor skills: M (SD) 75.09 (19.32) 68.86 (11.00) .14
VABS composite: M (SD) 69.81 (19.14) 69.86 (10.08) .99
ADOS severity score: M (SD) 7.45 (1.88)   
  1. ASD autism spectrum disorder, WS Williams syndrome, MSEL Mullen Scales of Early Learning, VABS Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales, Second Edition; ADOS Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, AE Age Equivalent, T T score