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Table 3 Cortisol levels vs. measures of the SAS and CARS total score

From: Autistic behavior in boys with fragile X syndrome: social approach and HPA-axis dysfunction

  Baseline Regulation Delta
Cortisol Cortisol Cortisol
Initial Approach Physical Movement 0.0284b  
Facial Expression 0.0009a 0.0092a
Eye Contact 0.0155a 0.0456a
Familiar Approach Physical Movement
Facial Expression 0.0032a
Eye Contact 0.0032a
  CARS Total Score 0.0077b
  1. aSignificant direct relationship in typically developing group
  2. bSignificant inverse relationship in FXS + ASD group