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Table 2 Parent-report questionnaire data for the UK sample

From: Development of the Signposting Questionnaire for Autism (SQ-A): measurement comparison with the 10-item Autism Spectrum Quotient-Child and the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire in the UK and Latvia

  Whole sample (N = 200) ASD(N = 102) Other(N = 52) None(N = 46)
SQ-A
Mean (SD) 5.14 (3.91) 7.39 (3.19) 4.08 (3.37) 1.33 (2.06)
Range 0–14 0–14 0–12 0–9
Median (IQR)
Cronbach’s α
MIIC
5 (6)
.87
.32
7 (5)
.76
.18
3 (6)
.83
.25
0 (2)
.78
.20
Correlation with AQ-10 and SDQ (Spearman’s rs)
AQ-10
SDQ
.79***
.65***
.46***
.19
.76***
.71***
.65***
.55***
AQ-10     
Mean (SD) 6.39 (3.19) 8.41 (1.37) 5.71 (3.1) 2.65 (2.41)
Range 0–10 5–10 0–10 0–9
Median (IQR) 7 (5) 9 (2) 6 (6) 2 (3)
SDQ
Mean (SD) 19.49 (7.31) 22.92 (5.03) 18.87 (7.33) 12.57 (6.51)
Range 3–37 11–37 4–31 3–29
Median (IQR) 20 (10) 23 (7) 18.5 (13) 11.5 (9)
Correlation between AQ-10 and SDQ
Spearman’s rs .63*** .16 .66*** .53***
  1. ASD autism spectrum disorder, AQ-10 Autism Spectrum Quotient-10-Child, MIIC mean inter-item correlation, SDQ Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire, SQ-A Signposting Questionnaire for Autism
  2. ***p < .001