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Table 4 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 = 243)Non-autistic (n = 208)
Male (n = 31)Female (n = 155)NBT (n = 57)Male (n = 29)Female (n = 172)NBT (n = 7)
Age
 Range18.57–71.4218.53–71.5319.71–57.0020.27–65.9820.95–68.2522.30–57.24
 M (SD)35.99 (12.72)38.42 (10.20)31.76 (8.58)35.37 (11.47)34.35 (10.65)36.19 (10.68)
AQ score
 Range13.00–27.006.00–27.009.00–26.002.00–19.000.00–20.000.00–19.00
 M (SD)21.32 (3.73)21.43 (3.68)21.32 (3.46)10.17 (5.43)8.30 (5.16)11.00 (6.22)
FQ score
 Range28.00–92.0016.00–101.0027.00–95.0036.00–109.0027.00–120.0044.00–94.00
 M (SD)51.29 (16.61)54.32 (17.59)59.21 (16.19)72.17 (19.48)82.99 (19.44)78.00 (19.36)
URCS score
 Range2.25–7.001.33–7.001.08–7.003.50–7.002.00–7.002.33–7.00
 M (SD)5.80 (1.30)5.79 (1.44)6.20 (1.05)6.23 (0.89)6.28 (1.03)5.82 (1.61)