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Table 4 Spearman’s correlations ( P value) between testosterone concentrations and scores on the Autism-Spectrum Quotient (AQ) a

From: Perinatal testosterone exposure and autistic-like traits in the general population: a longitudinal pregnancy-cohort study

  1 2 3 4 5 6
1. Total testosterone 1 .94 (<.01) -.04 (.60) .01 (.89) .05 (.47) .06 (.40)
2. Bioavailable testosterone .91 (<.01) 1 -.07 (.35) .02 (.80) .07 (.36) .06 (.46)
3. Original: Imagination .09 (.23) .12 (.11) 1 .42 (< .01) .14 (.06) .02 (.82)
4. Alternative: Total AQ -.03 (.68) .01 (.85) .40 (<.01) 1 .67 (<.01) .37 (<.01)
5. Alternative: Social Skills -.06 (.45) .01 (.95) .19 (.01) .70 (<.01) 1 .05 (.47)
6. Alternative: Details/Patterns -.05 (.49) -.01 (.87) .03 (.68) .48 (<.01) .20 (.01) 1
  1. aMale correlations (n = 184) are above the diagonal, and female correlations (n = 190) are below the diagonal.