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Table 1 Clinical variables of 20 AS subjects and 10 controls. Values are given as mean ± SD

From: Insomnia is a frequent finding in adults with Asperger syndrome

  AS Controls p
Females 6/20 (30%) 3/10 (30%)  
Education college or more 16/20 (80%) 8/10 (80%)  
Age 27.2 ± 7.3 26.5 ± 8.1 ns 1
BMI 22.6 ± 3.7 23.4 ± 3.1 ns 1
IQ total 111.6 ± 11.9 111.2 ± 10.4 ns 1
IQ verbal 110.5 ± 12.7 111.4 ± 11.4 ns 1
IQ performance 111.0 ± 11.8 109.4 ± 9.3 ns 1
BDI 8.50 ± 6.3 0.60 ± 1.1 <0.001 2
ASSQ 23.95 ± 12.9 1.30 ± 2.2 <0.001 2
  1. BMI = Body Mass Index, IQ = Intelligence Quotient, BDI = Beck Depression Inventory, ASSQ = Autism Spectrum Screening Questionnaire 1 Students t-test 2 Mann-Whitney rank sum test ns = no statistically significant difference between AS subjects and controls