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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Reactivity to fearful expressions of familiar and unfamiliar people in children with autism: an eye-tracking pupillometry study

  ASD group (N = 21)§ TD group (N = 21) t- value P- value
Age (years): M (SD) 3.98 (1.05) 4.27 (0.60) 1.095 .28
Gender: M, F 18, 3 18, 3 - -
MSEL, SS*: M (SD) 67.86 (23.53) 100.29 (16.41) 5.18 <.00
ADOS, SC†: M (SD) 13.81 (5.16) - - -
ADOS, RRB††: M (SD) 3.48 (1.81) - - -
  1. * Mullen Scales of Early Learning standard score (Early Learning Composite), Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Social-Communication Algorithm Total, †† Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Restricted and Repetitive Behaviours Algorithm Total, § 21 children after exclusion of four children for low visual attention (<20%) to the stimuli. ASD, autism spectrum disorder; TD, typically developing