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Table 2 Means, standard deviations and inter-correlations for all variables in the ASC group

From: Risk markers for suicidality in autistic adults

Variable AQ Age of ASC diagnosis SBQ-R NSSI Lifetime camouflage Camouflage score Unmet support needs ≥ 1 developmental condition ADHD ≥ 1 mental health/other condition Depression Anxiety Satisfaction with living arrangements Employed Sex Age at testing
AQ                
Age of ASC diagnosis .147               
SBQ-R .099 − .138              
NSSI .126 − .125 .277*             
Lifetime camouflage .053 − .048 .245* .33*            
Camouflage score .058 .107 .164* .085           
Unmet support needs .101 − .087 .247* .109 .088 .085          
≥ 1 developmental condition − .008 − .201* .064 .009 .068 .073 −.023         
ADHD − .02 − .113 .182* .077 .088 .001 .058 .497*        
≥ 1 mental health/other condition .259* − .035 .365* .188* .182* .112 .063 .032 .103       
Depression .199* .128 .322* .088 .143 .076 − .035 −.093 −.048 .764*      
Anxiety .161* .012 .325* .286* .201* .119 .079 .084 .062 .605 .59*     
Satisfaction with living arrangements − .072 .081 − .257* −.047 .003 .170* − .386* −.063 −.054 .034 .037 −.15    
Employed − .174* .023 − .114 .078 .037 .044 − .096 .021 .076 − .205* − .143 − .102 .135   
Sex .105 .105 .053 .208* .028 .228* .07 −.01 .118 .212* .153 .176* .212* .052  
Age at testing .104 .91* − .137 − .152 − .073 .096 − .141 − .2* − .134 − .017 .131 .028 .076 .03 − .117
Mean/% 36.42 34.85 10.4 64.63 90.2 13.99 3.29 22.5 6.7 87.19 79.88 71.34 68.47 28.66 39.63 39.93
SD 8.03 13.03 3.98 3.88 2.33 26.67 11.03
  1. Note: AQ, Autism-Spectrum Quotient (total score); SBQ-R, Suicidal Behaviours Questionnaire-Revised (total score); Lifetime camouflage, attempting to camouflage autism in order to fit in in social situations; Camouflage score, total score on the camouflaging questionnaire; Mismatch, (n areas of support ideally liked – n areas actually received); ≥ 1 developmental condition, at least one co-occurring developmental condition; ≥ 1 mental health/other condition, at least one co-occurring mental health or other condition; Sex, % autistic male; Age at testing, age in years at testing. *Significant correlations p < .05