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Table 3 Demographics and questionnaire scores by group (autistic, non-autistic) and gender (male, female, NBT)

From: The Friendship Questionnaire, autism, and gender differences: a study revisited

 Autistic (n = 227)Non-autistic (n = 181)
 Male (n = 28)Female (n = 147)NBT (n = 78)Male (n = 23)Female (n = 121)NBT (n = 11)
Age
 Range18.66–64.9418.12–65.2819.24–52.9220.79–62.7918.15–67.2318.68–42.15
 M (SD)34.38 (15.56)31.63 (10.94)26.43 (6.81)29.12 (9.17)28.57 (8.64)26.46 (6.42)
AQ score
 Range6.00–27.003.00–27.0013.00–27.001.00–15.000.00–20.004.00–21.00
 M (SD)19.93 (4.68)21.12 (3.85)21.37 (3.17)10.04 (4.02)9.13 (5.35)13.73 (6.72)
FQ score
 Range27.00–99.0023.00–111.0023.00–102.0055.00–89.0051.00–115.0045.00–98.00
 M (SD)56.50 (19.82)59.26 (17.90)62.03 (16.41)69.13 (16.23)80.44 (16.22)60.55 (16.26)
URCS score
 Range1.17–6.750.50–7.001.33–7.001.33–6.920.83–7.001.50–6.50
 M (SD)4.46 (1.75)5.01 (1.45)5.42 (1.40)5.43 (1.64)5.56 (1.25)3.94 (2.01)