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Table 2 Taste and smell group outcomes

From: The relationship of autistic traits to taste and olfactory processing in anorexia nervosa

 HC mean (SD) (n = 40)AN mean (SD) (n = 40)Test statisticpEffect size (d (95% CI))
Smell total36.28 (4.07)35.7 (4.36)t (78) = 0.620.5390.14 (0.30-0.58)
Odour threshold9.88 (3.09)10.80 (2.84)t (78) = − 1.380.170− 0.31 (− 0.75-0.13)
Odour discrimination12.98 (1.69)12.15 (2.35)t (78) = 1.720.0890.39 (− 0.06-0.83)
Odour identification13.43 (1.85)12.75 (1.69)t (78) = 1.990.0500.45 (0.00-0.89)
 HC mean (SD) (n = 40)AN mean (SD) (n = 39)   
Taste total*13 (4)11 (5)U = 628.50.1350.36 (− 0.09-0.80)
Sweet*4 (1)4 (1)U = 7190.5020.17 (− 0.27-0.61)
Sour2.40 (1.08)1.82 (1.30)t (77) = 2.160.0340.49 (0.04-0.93).
Salty*4 (1)4 (1)U = 742.50.6860.11 (− 0.34-0.55)
Bitter*3 (2)3 (2)U = 692.50.3690.21 (− 0.23-0.65)
  1. *Indicates non-normally distributed data. Medians and interquartile ranges presented instead of means/standard deviations (SD)