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Table 7 Means, standard deviations and inter-correlations for all variables in the general population group

From: Risk markers for suicidality in autistic adults

Variable AQ SBQ-R NSSI Unmet support needs ≥ 1 developmental condition ≥ 1 mental health/other condition Depression Anxiety Satisfaction with living arrangements Employed Sex Age at testing
AQ            
SBQ-R .329*           
NSSI .009 .233*          
Unmet support needs .277 .205 − .191         
≥ 1 developmental condition .116 .097 .011        
≥ 1 mental health/other condition .168* .373* .132 .052 .028       
Depression .232* .432* 193* .091 −.059 .798*      
Anxiety .206* .301* 194* −.136 .008 .663 .559*     
Satisfaction with living arrangements .136 − .487* − .119 −.193 −.005 .212* − .181 − .173*    
Employed .149 .185* .029 .392 .044 .175* .169* − .115 .118   
Sex − .269* − .157* −.054 −.238 .1 − .035 − .018 .013 .238* .068  
Age at testing − .15 − .257* −.23* −.121 .087 .082 − .032 − .148 .312* .121 .102
Mean/% 19.86 6.72 29.8 1.56 2.9 56.2 44.97 19.24 78.44 7.69 31.95 42.72
SD 7.87 3.32 1.6 23.16 10.87
  1. Note: AQ, Autism-Spectrum Quotient (total score); SBQ-R, Suicidal Behaviours Questionnaire-Revised (total score); Mismatch, (n areas of support ideally liked –n areas actually received); ≥ 1 developmental condition; ≥ 1 mental health/other condition, at least one mental health or other condition; Sex, % male; Age at testing, age in years at testing. *Significant correlations p < .05