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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the participants in the ASD robot intervention group, ASD control group, TD robot intervention group, and TD control group

From: The impact of robotic intervention on joint attention in children with autism spectrum disorders

Characteristics ASD robot intervention group (n = 16) (M, SD) ASD control group (n = 12) (M, SD) TD robot intervention group (n = 17) (M, SD) TD control group (n = 21) (M, SD)
Age in months 70.56 (6.09) 69.00 (4.39) 69.88 (5.88) 67.62 (6.03)
Sex (male:female) 12:4 7:5 11:6 14:7
K-ABC mental score 97.75 (13.42) 99.83 (17.69) 108.59 (12.54) 103.86 (13.79)
K-ABC achievement score 97.88 (19.04) 104.17 (13.29) 105.47 (13.15) 103.10 (15.79)
SCQ    1.94 (1.30) 3.33 (2.31)
  1. M mean, SD standard deviation, K-ABC mental K-ABC mental processing scale, K-ABC achievement K-ABC achievement scale, SRS-2: Social Responsiveness Scale—Second Edition, T-score, SCQ Social Communication Questionnaire Lifetime Total Score