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Table 3 Correlations between reaction time and feedback-guided motor adjustments

From: Initial action output and feedback-guided motor behaviors in autism spectrum disorder

  Primary pulse reaction time Saccade latency Latency variability
Coefficient of variation—15% MVC
 Control
  Pearson correlation 0.18 0.3 0.2
  p-value (2-tailed) 0.184 0.026 0.142
  N 56 55 55
 ASD
  Pearson correlation 0.345* 0.189 0.127
  p-value (2-tailed) 0.004 0.163 0.349
  N 68 56 56
Coefficient of variation—45% MVC
 Control
  Pearson correlation 0.203 0.327 0.285
  p-value (2-tailed) 0.149 0.017 0.039
  N 52 53 53
 ASD
  Pearson correlation 0.348* − 0.01 0.067
  p-value (2-tailed) 0.005 0.943 0.625
  N 65 55 55
Coefficient of variation—85% MVC
 Control
  Pearson correlation 0.125 0.218 0.095
  p-value (2-tailed) 0.381 0.121 0.501
  N 51 52 52
 ASD
  Pearson correlation − 0.049 0.067 0.214
  p-value (2-tailed) 0.704 0.637 0.127
  N 63 52 52
Coefficient of variation—0.06 degrees
 Control
  Pearson correlation − 0.049 0.187 0.144
  p-value (2-tailed) 0.763 0.254 0.38
  N 41 39 39
 ASD
  Pearson correlation 0.253 0.181 0.043
  p-value (2-tailed) 0.163 0.32 0.817
  N 32 32 32
Coefficient of variation—0.62 degrees
 Control
  Pearson correlation − 0.083 0.359 0.143
  p-value (2-tailed) 0.6 0.023 0.38
  N 42 40 40
 ASD
  Pearson correlation 0.259 0.114 0.241
  p-value (2-tailed) 0.122 0.52 0.17
  N 37 34 34
Coefficient of variation—21.13 degrees
 Control
  Pearson correlation 0.13 0.414* 0.19
  p-value (2-tailed) 0.41 0.008 0.24
  N 42 40 40
 ASD
  Pearson correlation 0.208 − 0.046 − 0.068
  p-value (2-tailed) 0.245 0.808 0.723
  N 33 30 30
Saccade gain variability
 Control
  Pearson correlation 0.216 − 0.046 0.255
  p-value (2-tailed) 0.155 0.74 0.06
  N 45 55 55
 ASD
  Pearson correlation − 0.074 0.057 0.182
  p-value (2-tailed) 0.605 0.674 0.18
  N 51 56 56
  1. *Significant based on adjusted FDR of p < .01; †correlation significantly differs between groups