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Table 3 Demographic data for the whole Latvia sample and split by ASD, Other and None groups

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

  Total (N = 104) ASD (N = 35) Other (N = 40) None (N = 29)
Age (years)§ 8.11 (1.83) 7.97 (1.81) 7.88 (1.91) 8.71 (1.65)§
Gender 61 (62.9%) M
36 (37.1%) F
30 (90.9%) M‡
3 (8.8%) F
24 (60%) M
16 (40%) F
7 (29.2%) M§
17 (70.8%) F
Language expression    
None 4 (3.9%)† 3 (8.6%) 1 (2.6%)† 0 (0%)
Single words 8 (7.8%) 7 (20%) 1 (2.6%) 0 (0%)
Simple phrases 14 (13.6%) 8 (22.9%) 6 (15.4%) 0 (0%)
Full sentences 77 (74.8%) 17 (48.6%) 31 (79.5%) 29 (100%)
Language comprehension
None 2 (1.9%) 0 (0%) 2 (5%) 0 (0%)
Single words 2 (1.9%) 2 (5.7%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Simple phrases 14 (13.5%) 11 (31.4%) 3 (7.5%) 0 (0%)
Full sentences 86 (82.7%) 22 (62.9%) 35 (87.5%) 29 (100%)
  1. Standard deviation (SD) reported in brackets for age; percentage reported in brackets for gender, language use and language comprehension
  2. ASD autism spectrum disorder
  3. †Missing = 1
  4. ‡Missing = 2
  5. §Missing = 5
  6. ¶Missing = 7