Structural validation of the abridged Autism Spectrum Quotient-Short Form in a clinical sample of people with autism spectrum disorders

Renate Kuenssberg, Aja Murray, Tom Booth, Karen McKenzie

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Abstract

The primary aim of this article was to provide a structural validation of the 28-item Autism Spectrum Quotient-Short Form questionnaire in a sample of adults with clinically diagnosed autism spectrum disorders (n = 148). Confirmatory factor analysis demonstrated that the proposed structure, comprising a second-order Social Skills factor subsuming first-order factors of Social Skills, Routine, Switching and Imagination, and a Numbers/Patterns factor showed good acceptable fit to the data (χ (2) = 464.27(345), p
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)69-75
Number of pages7
JournalAutism
Volume18
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2014

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