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Table 6 Experience of parenthood

From: A comparative study of autistic and non-autistic women’s experience of motherhood

 AutisticNon-autisticp value
I am an organised parent
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 Agree199 (56%)104 (79%) 
 Disagree156 (44%)27 (21%) 
I prioritise my child's needs above my own
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 Agree341 (96%)128 (97%) 
 Disagree13 (4%)4 (3%) 
I can cope with the multi-tasking that parenting requires
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 Agree188 (51%)123 (94%) 
 Disagree167 (49%)8 (6%) 
I can cope with all the domestic responsibilities of parenthood
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 Agree167 (47%)112 (85%) 
 Disagree187 (53%)20 (15%) 
I look for opportunities to boost my child’s self-confidence
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 Agree339 (95%)129 (98%) 
 Disagree16 (5%)2 (2%) 
I put effort into trying to create opportunities for my child to socialise
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 Agree251 (71%)121 (92%) 
 Disagree104 (29%)11 (8%)