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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of individuals with ASD and TD controls

From: Visual and somatosensory feedback mechanisms of precision manual motor control in autism spectrum disorder

  ASD TD
  N Ratio   N Ratio   χ2
Sex 43 32M:11F 23 11M:12F 12.19*
Handedness 43 6L:37R 23 2L:21R 1.50
  N Mean SD N Mean SD t
Age 43 13.90 2.59 23 14.99 3.23 −1.39
ADOS-CSS 43 6.21 2.11
VIQ 40 96.15 19.06 23 107.70 10.33 −3.12*
PIQ 41 101.22 16.26 23 111.65 12.37 −2.88*
SP-2: visual 29 15.41 5.29
SP-2: movement 29 18.41 6.17
Adolescent/adult SP: visual 11 25.36 5.84
Adolescent/adult SP: movement 11 18.82 5.12
BOT-2: fine motor control 40 42.9 10.51
MVC 43 51.58 20.12 23 64.81 33.09 −1.75*
  1. ASD autism spectrum disorder, TD typical development, ADOS-CSS Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule Composite Severity Score, VIQ verbal IQ, PIQ Perceptual (non-verbal) IQ, SP(-2) Sensory Profile (Second Edition), BOT-2 Bruininks-Osteresky Test of Motor Proficiency, Second Edition, N sample Size, SD standard deviation, MVC maximum voluntary contraction
  2. *p < .05