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Table 1 Mean Autism Spectrum Quotient (AQ) scores and standard deviations (SDs) by group and sex within the enriched sample

From: The distribution of autistic traits across the autism spectrum: evidence for discontinuous dimensional subpopulations underlying the autism continuum

Enriched sample Number Mean AQ SD
Autistic group 811 33.73 10.57
 Autistic males 357 34.81 9.10
 Autistic females 454 32.88 11.54
Neurotypical group 3906 18.16 7.84
 Neurotypical males 1344 20.27 7.85
 Neurotypical females 2562 17.06 7.61
Overall 4717 20.84 10.23
 Overall males 1701 23.32 10.06
 Overall females 3016 19.44 10.06