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Table 2 Phenotypic and clinical correlations in hf-ASD patients

From: Persistence of dysfunctional natural killer cells in adults with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders: stigma/consequence of unresolved early infectious events?

  Communication Checklist for Adult scale (CCA) Social Responsiveness Scale (SRS)
Markers CCA-LS CCA-PS CCA-SE SAWR SCOG SCOM SMOT SRRB T score
NKp46 ns ns p = 0.03
r = 0.4
p = 0.04
r = 0.38
p = 0.02
r = −0.4
ns ns ns p = 0.04
r = − 0.36
HLA-DR p = 0.007
r = 0.48
ns ns p = 0.0007
r = 0.6
ns p = 0.01
r = 0.44
ns ns ns
  1. CCA-LS structural language, CCA-PS pragmatic behavior, CCA-SE social engagement, SAWR social awareness, SCOG social cognition, SCOM social communication, SMOT social motivation, SRRB restricted interests and repetitive behaviors, SRS T score SRS total score, ns non-significant