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Table 2 Social Communication Questionnaire scores

From: Reversed gender ratio of autism spectrum disorder in Smith-Magenis syndrome

  Total (N = 27a) Females (N = 15) Males (N = 12) p value (Cohen’s d)
SCQ total (SD) 16.04 (6.10) 19.07 (4.77) 12.25 (5.55) 0.003 (1.32)
Reciprocal Social Interaction (SD) 5.19 (3.05) 6.87 (2.83) 3.08 (1.78) 0.000290 (1.60)
Communication (SD) 5.07 (2.73) 5.93 (1.98) 4.00 (3.22) 0.086 (0.72)
Repetitive behaviour (SD) 4.81 (2.19) 5.27 (1.91) 4.25 (2.45) 0.252 (0.46)
  N(%)[ratio] N(%) N(%)  
Number above cutoff (≥ 15) 14(52)[2.93] 11(73) 3(25) 0.021
  1. aOne parent did not return the SCQ questionnaire