Skip to main content

Table 4 Secondary longitudinal analysis results for fractional anisotropy and behavior for HR-ASD

From: Neural circuitry at age 6 months associated with later repetitive behavior and sensory responsiveness in autism

Variable χ2 q e B CI
RBS-R
 Lower order
  ATR FA 1.2 0.33 1.05 0.96–1.14
  CST FA 0.0 0.84 1.01 0.93–1.09
  Genu FA 5.7 0.05 1.09 1.02–1.17
  MCP FA 6.2 0.048 1.07 1.01–1.12
  SCP FA 6.7 0.04 1.13 1.03–1.23
 Higher order
  ATR FA 4.2 0.08 1.10 1.00–1.20
  CST FA 0.6 0.42 1.04 0.95–1.13
  Genu FA 25.3 <0.001 1.21 1.12–1.30
  MCP FA 6.9 0.04 1.08 1.02–1.14
  SCP FA 4.4 0.07 1.11 1.01–1.23
SEQ
 Hypo
  ATR FA 0.7 0.42 1.01 0.98–1.05
  CST FA 0.0 0.86 1.00 0.97–1.03
  Genu FA 14.3 0.002 1.05 1.02–1.07
  MCP FA 11.5 0.007 1.03 1.01–1.05
  SCP FA 5.0 0.07 1.04 1.01–1.07
 Hyper
  ATR FA 0.7 0.42 1.01 0.99–1.04
  CST FA 0.1 0.75 1.00 0.98–1.03
  Genu FA 4.5 0.07 1.02 1.00–1.05
  MCP FA 2.1 0.24 1.01 1.00–1.03
  SCP FA 4.9 0.07 1.03 1.00–1.06
 Seeking
  ATR FA 1.3 0.33 0.98 0.93–1.02
  CST FA 1.1 0.35 0.98 0.94–1.02
  Genu FA 1.6 0.31 1.02 0.99–1.06
  MCP FA 1.3 0.33 1.02 0.99–1.04
  SCP FA 2.6 0.19 1.04 0.99–1.09
  1. Results for generalized estimating equations
  2. RBS-R Repetitive Behavior Scale-Revised, SEQ Sensory Experiences Questionnaire, ATR anterior thalamic radiation, CST cortico-spinal tract, SCP superior cerebellar peduncle, MCP midcerebellar peduncle
  3. q false-discovery rate adjusted p value, e B exponentiated regression coefficient representing percent of increase in score for every hundredth unit increase in fractional anisotropy, CI 95% confidence interval