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Table 5 Relationship between total sleep disturbance scores and total sensory scores in each of the sensory domains

From: Sleep disturbances are associated with specific sensory sensitivities in children with autism

  Autism (n = 69) Control (n = 62)
  Pearson Spearman Pearson Spearman
Auditory − 0.19 − 0.17 − 0.22 − 0.19
Visual − 0.18 − 0.23 − 0.16 − 0.16
Vestibular − 0.26 − 0.28 − 0.47* − 0.33
Touch − 0.54* − 0.53* − 0.42* − 0.31
Oral − 0.42* − 0.41* − 0.29 − 0.29
  1. Pearson’s and Spearman’s correlations were computed for the autism (left) and control (right) groups. Asterisks indicate significant correlation coefficients after Bonferroni correction (p < 0.01)