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Table 1 Outcomes for children at baseline and after one year of treatment

From: Implementation of early intensive behavioural intervention for children with autism in Switzerland

   Baseline After one year   
Measures n M SD M SD Z r
VABS communication skills DA 13 9.7 8.8 15.9 12.3 −2.870* 0.80
VABS communication skills DA quotient 13 19.7 12.2 27.8 18.8 −2.412* 0.67
VABS daily living skills DA 13 18.7 5.4 24.3 8.3 −2.550* 0.70
VABS daily living skills DA quotient 13 45.3 11.5 44.4 11.5 −0.715 0.20
VABS socialisation skills DA 13 10 5.8 14.7 11.8 −2.004 0.56
VABS socialisation skills DA quotient 13 23.6 12.6 26 17.6 −0.245 0.07
VABS motor skills DA 13 25.7 8.5 36.7 13.9 −2.764** 0.76
VABS motor skills DA quotient 13 62.3 18.2 66 20 −0.874 0.24
  1. *p < .05; **p < .01; ***p < .001
  2. DA = developmental age (months); DA coefficient = 100xDA/chronological age (months)