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Table 3 Participant characteristics in each type of analysis

From: Biological motion perception in autism spectrum disorder: a meta-analysis

Paradigm (number of studies) Included studies ASD NT N
Age (SD) Proportion of females mean (SD) FSIQ mean (SD) NVIQ mean (SD) N Age (SD) Proportion of females mean (SD) FSIQ mean (SD) NVIQ mean (SD) N
Behavioural (N = 35) [9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17, 19, 20, 22, 23, 30, 31, 45, 46, 48,49,50,51,52,53,54,55,56,57,58,59,60,61,62,63,64,65] 19.86 (10.75) 19.15 (27.69) 106.3 (9.76) 98.28 (13.58) 867 19.46 (10.28) 23.38 (23.85) 111.93 (7.42) 105.28 (15.03) 875 1742
RT (N = 6) [10, 22, 31, 50, 59, 62] 16.71 (5.76) 9.51 (8.43) 105.63 (3.84) 96.25 (11.66) 123 17.33 (5.76) 10.3 (8.19) 116.07 (4.73) 108.56 (3.36) 135 258
Eye-tracking (N = 5) [15, 26, 28, 29, 66] 15.63 (14.5) 15.42 (19.89) 105.65 (8.27) 101.05 (6.58) 81 14.04 (13.28) 36.28 (24.69) 115.5 (0) 115.3(0) 138 217
EEG (N = 5) [38, 67,68,69,70] 18.15 (10.85) 28.61 (38.57) 111.83 (7.78) 109.8 (3.11) 75 17.90 (9.6) 35.49 (36.45) 105.71 (9.05) 100.85 (6.43) 95 170
fMRI (N = 11) [30,31,32, 57, 71,72,73,74,75,76,77] 18.03 (7.05) 12.91 (9.99) 103.76 (5.8) 102.6 (5.84) 234 17.54 (6.60) 17.76 (21.99) 111.73 (6.41) 109.57 (3.34) 249 483