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Table 1 Sociodemographic and clinical comparison of HAS, SCAS and NAS groups

From: Clinical evaluation of autistic symptoms in women with anorexia nervosa

  HAS
mean (SD)
SCAS
mean (SD)
NAS
mean (SD)
Test statistic p Effect size
Agea N = 14 N = 24 N = 22    
26.5 23 22 H(2) = 1.12 .572
EDE-Qa N = 14 N = 24 N = 22    
 Global 4.65 4.56 3.83 H(2) = 4.13 .123
 Eating concern 3.63 4.25 3.36 H(2) = 1.56 .450
 Shape concern 5.5 5.5 4.44 H(2) = 2.85 .241
 Weight concern 4.8 4.8 3.7 H(2) = 5.59 .061
 Restraint 4.4 3.8 2.9 H(2) = 4.74 .093
ED duration (years) a N = 14 N = 24 N = 22    
7.5 6.5 5 H(2) = 1.18 .555
BMI N = 14 N = 24 N = 21    
15.51 (2.19) 15.8 (2.02) 14.41 (2.09) F(2,56) = 1.61 .209 ω2 = .02.
HADS depression N = 14 N = 24 N = 22    
12.29 (5.01) 9.46 (4.83) 8.41 (4.27) F(2, 57) = 2.99 .058 ω2 = .06
HADS anxiety N = 14 N = 24 N = 22    
15.79 (4.44) 14.42 (4.58) 11.91 (5.54) F(2,57) = 2.95 .06 ω2 = .06
TAS-20 N = 14 N = 23 N = 22    
 Total 69.5 (7.67) 62.26 (12.17) 59.18 (11.02) F(2,56) = 3.93 .025 ω2 = .09
 Describing feelings 18.57 (2.71) 16.16 (3.12) 14.36 (4.19) F(2,56) = 6.18 .004 ω2 = .15
 Identifying feelings 23 (4.80) 18 (6.67) 16.05 (5.69) F(2,56) = 6.01 .004 ω2 = .15
 Externally oriented 24 (3.01) 24.91 (3.75) 25.77 (2.99) F(2,56) = 1.24 .298 ω2 = .01
OCI-R N = 12 N = 22 N = 21    
41.92 (18.16) 33.41 (18.10) 22.19 (12.30) F(2,52) = 6.14 .004 ω2 = .16
WASI-II full-scale IQa N = 11 N = 22 N = 20    
101 107.5 117 H(2) = 1.75 .417
  1. Significant differences are set in italics
  2. aMedians are displayed, analysed using the non-parametric Kruskal-Wallis test