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Table 2 Mean sensory modality subdomain scores of the Revised Scored Sensory Perception Quotient (SPQ-RS) hypersensitivity and hyposensitivity scales

From: Revised scored Sensory Perception Quotient reveals sensory hypersensitivity in women with autism

 Group MeansGroup Difference Statistics
VariableFemale
ASC
(N=152)
BAP
Mothers
(N=103)
Control
Mothers
(N=74)
Fpηp2
Hypersensitivity      
 Touch5.5 (2.2)3.5 (2.2)4.2 (2.2)24.641<.001.132
 Hearing7.7 (3.6)4.4 (3.2)4.9 (2.8)30.944<.001.160
 Vision9.3 (4.1)5.0 (3.6)5.5 (3.0)37.386<.001.187
 Smell7.3 (3.5)5.6 (3.1)6.2 (3.3)9.397<.001.055
 Taste5.4 (2.9)3.5 (2.6)4.2 (2.6)16.573<.001.093
Hyposensitivity      
 Touch2.3 (2.3)3.0 (2.3)2.3 (1.9)2.736.066.017
 Hearing3.2 (1.9)2.6 (1.5)2.7 (1.8)3.734.025.022
 Vision1.2 (1.8)1.3 (1.4).9 (1.3)1.321.268.008
 Smell1.6 (2.1)1.9 (1.9)1.6 (2.0)1.742.117.011
 Taste2.3 (2.0)2.9 (1.8)2.5 (1.8)2.905.056.018
  1. Note. Group differences between means (F) and respective significance levels (p) and effect sizes (ηp2) are reported. Standard deviations are in brackets. Where Bonferroni correction was applied, significance values have been adjusted so p <.05 indicates statistical significance. ASC: Autism Spectrum Condition; BAP: Broader Autism Phenotype; N: Number of participants