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Table 4 Questionnaire performance based on demographic data

From: Knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions of autism spectrum disorder in a stratified sampling of preschool teachers in China

  Composite score Maximum = 29 Mean (SD) Typical child development Maximum = 29 Mean (SD) Typical child development Maximum = 29 Mean (SD)
Total 15.02 (3.09) 9.49 (1.95) 5.53 (2.06)
Education    
  ≤ Middle school 12.83 (0.75) 8.83 (1.117) 4.00 (0.89)
  High school 14.65 (3.52) 9.09 (1.96) 5.57 (2.35)
  Middle vocational 15.08 (3.13) 9.40 (1.98) 5.69 (1.92)
  High vocational 15.07 (3.01) 9.58 (1.92) 5.49 (1.99)
  College 15.17 (3.09) 9.55 (1.99) 5.61 (2.18)
Formal training in early child development
  Yes 15.14 (3.01) 9.54 (1.89) 5.60 (2.01)
  No 14.44 (3.43) 9.23 (2.20) 5.21 (2.25)
  Work experience with children with special needs
  Yes 15.27 (3.12) 9.60 (1.99) 5.67 (2.05)
  No 14.58 (2.99) 9.27 (1.89) 5.31 (2.04)
School type
  District 15.17 (3.09) 9.54 (1.94) 5.63 (2.10)
  City 15.09 (3.13) 9.32 (2.05) 5.77 (1.80)
  Province 14.76 (3.06) 9.62 (1.84) 5.14 (2.22)
City
  Guangzhou 15.62 (2.30) 9.73 (1.90) 5.89 (2.06)
  Foshan 14.24 (3.05) 9.18 (1.97) 5.07 (1.97)
  1. Note: SD, standard deviation