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Table 3 Comparison of the ADHD and control group parents with WURS, Adult ADHD Scale, AQ scores

From: Examining the autistic traits in children and adolescents diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and their parents

 ADHDControl Groupp Value
Mean ± SDMedianMean ± SDMedian
Mother WURS
 Inattentiveness5.0 ± 3.54.03.1 ± 2.22.00.002*
 Irritability3.1 ± 3.92.01.4 ± 1.91.00.018*
 Depression3.1 ± 3.52.01.8 ± 2.41.00.036*
 Behavioral problems/impulsiveness1.2 ± 2.00.50.7 ± 1.30.00.178
 School Problems2.1 ± 2.32.01.0 ± 1.40.00.015*
 Total14.5 ± 12.411.08.0 ± 7.66.0< 0.001*
Father WURS
 Inattentiveness6.3 ± 3.36.03.5 ± 1.84.0< 0.001*
 Irritability5.5 ± 6.13.02.8 ± 3.52.00.030*
 Depression3.8 ± 3.73.01.6 ± 1.81.00.001*
 Behavioral problems/impulsiveness3.1 ± 4.31.01.2 ± 2.00.00.011*
 School Problems2.2 ± 2.22.01.4 ± 1.51.00.090
 Total20.8 ± 16.315.510.5 ± 8.58.0< 0.001*
Mother Adult ADHD Scale
 Attention Deficit5.5 ± 3.65.03.0 ± 2.92.0< 0.001*
 Hyperactivity/Impulsivity4.4 ± 4.73.02.5 ± 2.52.00.046*
 Associated Features17.5 ± 12.813.09.3 ± 8.27.00.002*
 Total27.4 ± 18.623.014.8 ± 12.012.0< 0.001*
Father Adult ADHD Scale
 Attention Deficit5.4 ± 4.24.03.0 ± 3.51.00.001*
 Hyperactivity/Impulsivity5.0 ± 4.54.02.4 ± 3.02.00.002*
 Associated Features16.8 ± 12.114.08.1 ± 8.06.0< 0.001*
 Total27.2 ± 19.320.013.5 ± 12.68.0< 0.001*
Mother AQ
 Social Skill3.9 ± 1.94.04.4 ± 1.85.00.172
 Attention Switching4.0 ± 1.54.03.9 ± 1.34.00.976
 Attention to Detail5.2 ± 2.35.04.5 ± 2.04.00.277
 Communication2.6 ± 1.62.02.5 ± 1.32.00.814
 Imagination4.2 ± 1.94.04.5 ± 1.85.00.399
 Total19.9 ± 4.420.019.9 ± 4.921.00.812
Father AQ
 Social Skill4.2 ± 2.14.04.2 ± 1.94.00.961
 Attention Switching3.9 ± 1.64.04.5 ± 1.14.00.061
 Attention to Detail5.3 ± 1.85.04.8 ± 1.95.00.259
 Communication3.2 ± 1.53.02.6 ± 1.32.00.077
 Imagination4.3 ± 1.65.05.0 ± 1.75.00.060
 Total20.9 ± 4.721.021.1 ± 4.522.00.752
  1. *p < 0.05
  2. ADHD Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, SD Standard Deviation, WURS Wender Utah Rating Scale, AQ Autism Spectrum Quotient