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Table 1 Mean (and SD) scores on the total AQ and AQ subscales for parents of ASD children and TDC parents

From: Psychometric properties of the Autism-Spectrum Quotient in both clinical and non-clinical samples: Chinese version for mainland China

  Total AQ Social skills Attention switching Attention to detail Communication Imagination
ASD patients       
 Total 110.4 (9.22) 22.3 (4.07) 23.1 (3.04) 24.3 (4.09) 20.9 (3.71) 19.8 (3.70)
 Fathers 112.7 (9.04) 22.6 (4.21) 23.8 (3.01) 24.4 (4.08) 21.4 (3.81) 20.5 (3.71)
 Mothers 108.3 (8.88) 22.0 (3.93) 22.5 (2.91) 24.2 (4.11) 20.4 (3.57) 19.3 (3.60)
TDC patients       
 Total 105.6 (10.54) 21.0 (4.08) 22.4 (3.46) 23.1 (3.89) 19.9 (3.76) 19.2 (3.59)
 Fathers 108.1 (10.68) 21.7 (4.16) 23.1 (3.51) 23.1 (4.09) 20.6 (3.62) 19.7 (3.78)
 Mothers 103.4 (9.91) 20.4 (3.91) 21.8 (3.30) 23.1 (3.70) 19.4 (3.80) 18.7 (3.34)
  1. AQ autism-spectrum quotient; ASD autism spectrum disorder; TDC typically developing children