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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: Visual attention to faces in children with autism spectrum disorder: are there sex differences?

  Males Females Diagnosis effect Sex effect
ASD
(n = 23)
TD controls
(n = 16)
ASD
(n = 19)
TD controls
(n = 16)
Age (years) 9.53 (.84) 7.68 (1.47) 8.33 (1.56) 7.93 (1.53) F = 12.61, p = .001 F = 2.24, p = .14
Mental age (years) 9.72 (2.31) 9.95 (4.20) 7.93 (2.85) 9.61 (2.02) F = 1.95, p = .17 F = 2.43, p = .12
SCQ score 15.00 (6.19) 3.50 (2.58) 13.74 (5.19) 2.00 (2.92) F = 109.81, p < .001 F = 1.55, p = .22
Basic attention 78% (23%) 88% (13%) 79% (18%) 93% (11%) F = 8.61, p = .005 F = .62, p = .43
  1. Mean (SD) unless otherwise noted
  2. SCQ Social Communication Questionnaire