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Table 7 Inter-correlations between all variables in the combined autistic/possibly autistic group, and the non-autistic group

From: Development and validation of the suicidal behaviours questionnaire - autism spectrum conditions in a community sample of autistic, possibly autistic and non-autistic adults

  AQ CAT-Q TB PB ASA-A PHQ-9 SBQ-R SBQ-ASC
Autistic and possibly autistic group
CAT-Q .233**        
TB .172** .067       
PB .218** .193** .649**      
ASA-A .282** .453** .279** .485**     
PHQ-9 .181** .209** .568** .670** .585**    
SBQ-R .141** .197** .441** .634** .393** .573**   
SBQ-ASC .164** .232** .384** .631** .460** .545** .877**  
NSSI .122* .232** -.006 .237** .228** .172** .286** .319**
Non-autistic group
CAT-Q .659**        
TB .515** .505**       
PB .393** .445** .737**      
ASA-A .578** .568** .491** .483**     
PHQ-9 .425** .402** .574** .557** .607**    
SBQ-R .231** .298** .408** .543** .356** .466**   
SBQ-ASC .251** .312** .419** .530** .398** .543** .863**  
NSSI .306** .259** .223** .301** .312** .325** .361** .411**
  1. AQ = autism spectrum quotient; CAT-Q = camouflaging autistic traits—questionnaire; TB = thwarted belongingness; PB = perceived burdensomeness; ASA-A = autism anxiety scale—adult; PHQ-9 = patient health questionnaire—9 item; SBQ-R = suicide behaviours questionnaire—revised; SBQ-ASC = suicide behaviours questionnaire—autism spectrum conditions; NSSI = non-suicidal self-injury
  2. **p < .01; * p < .05