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Table 3 Spearman’s rank correlation coefficients between the AHRBI scores and related factors

From: Health-related risky behaviors in Chinese adolescents with autism: a cross-sectional study

Total scale/subscale AV HCB US SS AHRBI Total
Age 0.03 0.20* 0.08 0.17* 0.16
Father’s education background − 0.02 − 0.05 0.12 0.04 0.02
Mother’s education background − 0.09 − 0.19* 0.16 − 0.18* − 0.14
Family relationship 0.16 0.16* − 0.06 0.09 0.20*
Family Financial situation − 0.06 − 0.02 0.02 − 0.08 − 0.02
Total score of SAS 0.30** 0.10 0.23** 0.30** 0.33**
Total score of SDS 0.24** 0.02 0.10 0.23* 0.23**
Total score of SES − 0.19 − 0.14 − 0.05 − 0.26** − 0.22*
IQ Scores      
 Verbal IQ − 0.02 − 0.17 − 0.25* − 0.19 − 0.10
 Performance IQ − 0.07 − 0.13 − 0.27* − 0.16 − 0.10
 Full-scale IQ − 0.04 0.03 − 0.31* − 0.11 − 0.03
ToM Test      
 First-Order Belief Test − 0.05 − 0.26** − 0.06 − 0.08 − 0.11
 Second-Order Belief Test − 0.02 − 0.19 − 0.23* − 0.12 − 0.12
ASSQ      
 Restricted and repetitive behavior 0.10 0.17 0.12 0.01 0.17
 Social interaction disorder 0.07 0.17 0.04 0.04 0.13
 Communication disorder 0.13 0.28** 0.18 0.02 0.22*
  1. *P < 0.05 (2-tailed). **P < 0.01 (2-tailed)
  2. AV Aggression and violence, HCB Health compromising behavior, US Unprotected sex, SS Suicide and self-injury, AHRBI Total  The total score of Adolescents Health-Related Risky Behavior Inventory, SAS The Zung Self-rating Anxiety Scale, SDS  Zung Self-rating Depression Scale, SES  the Self-Esteem Scale, IQ Chinese Wechsler Intelligence, ToM Theory of Mind, ASSQ Autism Spectrum Screening Questionnaire