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Table 3 Group scores in experimental variables

From: A ‘choice’, an ‘addiction’, a way ‘out of the lost’: exploring self-injury in autistic people without intellectual disability

  Depression (BDI) Anxiety (BAI) Alexithymia (TAS-20) Autism spectrum quotient (AQ) Number of correct answers: RMET Sensory low registration Sensory seeking Sensory sensitivity Sensory avoidant
Current self-harmers (n = 49) 25.6 (13) 24.6 (11) 65.9 (11) 39.1 (9) 23.6 (8) 43.1 (10) 35.9 (9) 52.9 (10) 53.0 (11)
Historic self-harmers (n = 27) 22.9 (15) 22.3 (14) 60.4 (12) 37.8 (8) 24 (6) 39.9 (10) 37.4 (8) 47.6 (13) 47.2 (12)
Non self-harmers (n = 27) 14.6 (10) 13.1 (9) 56 (15) 35.6 (10) 23.3 (9) 38.8 (14) 38.7 (12) 44.1 (14) 46.2 (17)
  1. Average scores for each group on each variable of interest (standard deviation in brackets)