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Table 2 Correlations between AQ and other variables

From: Initial evidence that non-clinical autistic traits are associated with lower income

Variable Study r 95% CI p
Net household income 1 − .250 − 0.381, − 0.109 .001
2 − .152 − 0.253, − 0.048 .004
3 − .120 − 0.216, − 0.022 .016
4 − .204 − 0.263, − 0.143 < .001
5 − .125 − 0.204, − 0.044 .003
Adjusted household income 3 − .130 − 0.225, − 0.032 .009
4 − .194 − 0.254, − 0.133 < .001
5 − .121 − 0.200, − 0.039 .004
Personal income 4 − .156 − 0.217, − 0.095 < .001
5 − .153 − 0.232, − 0.073 < .001
Others’ income 4 − .096 − 0.166, − 0.025 .008
5 − .051 − 0.143, 0.041 .279
SSS 3 − .171 − 0.265, − 0.074 .001
4 − .243 − 0.301, − 0.183 < .001
Age 1 .009 − 0.137, 0.153 .908
2 − .064 − 0.168, 0.041 .229
3 .039 − 0.059, 0.137 .433
4 − .079 − 0.141, − 0.016 .014
5 − .070 − 0.151, 0.011 .092
Gender 1 .116 − 0.030, 0.257 .118
2 .040 − 0.065, 0.144 .460
3 − .026 − 0.124, 0.073 .607
4 .081 0.018, 0.143 .012
5 − .022 − 0.104, 0.060 .599
Education 1 − .126 − 0.266, 0.020 .090
2 .030 − 0.075, 0.134 .578
3 .009 − 0.090, 0.107 .865
4 − .094 − 0.156, − 0.031 .003
5 .027 − 0.071, 0.125 .587
  1. Others’ income refers to the net income of all other members of the household, calculated for those participants who live with other people (N = 754 and N = 452 for studies 4 and 5, respectively)
  2. SSS subjective socioeconomic status