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Clinical Study

Sensory Response Patterns in Nonverbal Children with ASD

Table 1

Demographic information for cross-sectional dataset.

Nonverbal ( )Verbal ( )Total ( )

Male24 (30%)43 (54%)67 (85%)
Hispanic1 (1%)3 (4%)4 (5%)
race*,+
 Asian1 (3%)0 (0%)1 (1%)
 Black7 (24%) 2 (4%)9 (11%)
 White16 (55%)46 (92%) 62 (79%)
 Multiple races5 (17%)2 (4%)7 (9%)
Chronological age**,+43.5 (12.74) mos57.9 (16.35) mos
IQ (proxy)***,+33.8 (12.38)73.5 (25.28)
Maternal education****,++
 Partial high school0 (0%)1 (2%)1 (1%)
 High school/GED8 (28%)7 (14%)15 (19%)
 Associate/partial college11 (38%) 8 (16%)19 (24%)
 Bachelor8 (28%)22 (44%)30 (38%)
 Masters/doctorate2 (7%)12 (24%)14 (18%)
Household income*****,+
 <$200000 (0%)1 (2%)1 (1%)
 $20000–5999919 (66%)15 (30%)34 (43%)
 $60000–99999 9 (31%)20 (40%)29 (37%)
 >$1000001 (3%)14 (28%)15 (19%)

+Significant differences based on verbal/nonverbal status at .
++Significant differences based on verbal/nonverbal status at .
*Verbal children were more likely to be white (3, = 79) = 15.06, = .002.
**Verbal children were older (77) = −4.56, < .001.
***Verbal children had higher IQs (77) = −7.90, < .001.
****Mothers of verbal children tended to have more education (4, = 79) = 10.37, = .04.
*****Verbal children tended to come from households with higher income (3, = 79) = 12.19, = .007.

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