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Table 1 Group characteristics of autistic and typically developing children

From: The Relationship Between Intolerance of Uncertainty, Sensory Sensitivities, and Anxiety in Autistic and Typically Developing Children

Measures Autistic children (n = 64) Typically developing children (n = 85)
Age (years)
 M (SD) 10.36 (2.36) 9.15 (1.87)
 Range 6.37–14.70 6.00–13.76
Verbal IQ
 Mean (SD) 97.33 (16.36) 111.02 (12.16)
 Range 57–130 79–149
Performance IQ
 Mean (SD) 100.31 (15.40) 105.62 (13.21)
 Range 73–134 75–132
Full-scale IQ
 Mean (SD) 98.58 (14.93) 109.47 (11.64)
 Range 70–129 78–135
SCQ
 Mean (SD) 24.27 (9.01), n = 63 3.54 (3.24), n = 84
 Range 5–46 0–14
ADOS
 Mean (SD) 10.42 (3.75), n = 55  
 Range 3–20  
  1. Verbal IQ, performance IQ and full-scale IQ were all measured using the WASI-II (Wechsler 2011)
  2. SCQ = Social Communication Questionnaire (Rutter et al. 2003). A score of 15 or above indicates elevated levels of autistic symptomology; ADOS = Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (Lord et al. 2000, 2012). Scores of 7 or above indicate the presence of an ASD