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Table 1 Participant characteristics of the final included sample, described as mean and (standard deviation)

From: Response of neural reward regions to food cues in autism spectrum disorders

Group ADI-R ADOS Age % Male WASI FSIQ BMI Percentile
ASD(n = 17) A: 19.8 (5.57)B: A: 8.76 (2.01)B: 12.76(2.46) 100% 111.56(12.99) 67.7(31.3)
  15.53 (3.65)C: 3.411 (1.06)C:     
  6.35 (2.44) 1.88 (1.54)     
TD(n = 18) NA NA 13.22(3.40) 94% 103.72(13.22) 63.6(23.1)
    t (33) = -.457P = .65 χ2(1) = .972P = .32 t(33) = 1.75P = .09 t(26) = .397P = .70
  1. ADI-R, combined score on the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised; ADOS, combined score on the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule. (A: Reciprocal Social Interaction total score, B: Communication total score, C: Restricted, Repetitive, or Stereotyped Patterns of Behavior total score); WASI, Wechsler Abbreviated Scales of Intelligence; BMI, Body mass index (weight in pounds*703/height in inches2), given as percentile for age