Autism Research and Treatment / 2013 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

Effectiveness of Methylcobalamin and Folinic Acid Treatment on Adaptive Behavior in Children with Autistic Disorder Is Related to Glutathione Redox Status

Table 2

Age equivalent scores from the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales at baseline before and after 3-month intervention with methylcobalamin and folinic acid. The change in age equivalent scores with 95% confidence interval (CI) is also given. The overall average of all subscales is also given in the last row of the table.

Vineland subscaleBaseline age equivalent (months) (mean ± SE)Postintervention age equivalent (months) (mean ± SE)Change in age equivalent (months) (mean; 95% CI)

Receptive language 8.3 (2.9, 13.7)
Expressive language 6.0 (3.3, 9.4)
Written language 6.2 (3.4, 9.0)
Personal skills 10.0 (3.8, 16.2)
Domestic skills 9.0 (−1.4, 19.4)
Community skills 2.0 (−3.0, 6.9)
Interpersonal skills 5.4 (0.0, 10.9)
Play/leisure skills 12.0 (4.1, 19.6)
Coping skills 11.5 (4.9, 18.0)
Overall skills 7.7 (3.4, 12.0)

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