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Table 5 Mean (and SD) scores on the total AQ and AQ subscales for ASD, SCH, OCD and HC groups

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 133.4 (10.01) 28.3 (4.74) 26.5 (4.24) 26.7 (4.50) 27.6 (4.31) 24.4 (2.92)
SCH 120.5 (6.80) 26.2 (3.11) 22.9 (3.69) 23.3 (4.18) 25.4 (4.36) 22.7 (3.11)
OCD 118.3 (8.32) 23.7 (3.45) 24.9 (2.54) 26.5 (5.05) 21.3 (3.58) 21.8 (3.13)
HC 103.5 (8.54) 20.6 (4.11) 22.5 (3.06) 21.9 (3.58) 18.3 (3.60) 20.2 (2.86)
F (3,141) 74.21 25.96 10.29 10.88 38.30 11.68
p-Value <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001
  1. AQ autism-spectrum quotient; ASD autism spectrum disorder; SCH schizophrenia; OCD obsessive-compulsive disorder