Table 2 Descriptive statistics and correlations for variables of interest.

From: Alexithymia traits outweigh autism traits in the explanation of depression in adults with autism

Variable Sample M SD BDI AQ DIF DDF
BDI ASD+  13.9 10.4    
ASD− 15.7 10.5     
AQ ASD+  38.7 6.1 0.25 (0.000)   
ASD− 37.6 5.8 0.20 (0.033)    
DIF ASD+  22.1 6.1 0.41 (0.000) 0.52 (.000)  
ASD− 23.2 6.6 0.25 (0.006) 0.44 (0.000)   
DDF ASD+  19.1 3.8 0.26 (0.000) 0.47 (0.000) 0.59 (0.000)
ASD− 18.9 4.0  − 0.01 (0.877) 0.40 (0.000) 0.61 (0.000)  
EOT ASD+  23.4 5.2  − 0.03 (0.650)  − 0.01 (0.827) 0.08 (0.203) 0.22 (0.000)
ASD− 23.7 5.1 0.05 (0.551) 0.00 (0.952)  − 0.01 (0.923) 0.17 (0.065)
  1. Pearson’s product moment correlation coefficients (p values, Bonferroni-adjusted).