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Table 3 Adaptive behavior in the WS Group and MA groups

From: Adaptive behavior in Chinese children with Williams syndrome

Task WS Group MA Group z p value
  Mean ± SD Mean rank Mean ± SD Mean rank   
Self-dependence 17.38 ± 7.21 34.06 13.27 ± 4.68 23.68 −2.379 0.017
Locomotion 7.58 ± 3.65 31.71 6.37 ± 1.56 25.72 −1.389 0.165
Work skills 7.85 ± 3.80 32.27 6.17 ± 1.98 25.23 −1.621 0.105
Communication 9.73 ± 4.27 33.67 7.57 ± 2.49 24.02 −2.222 0.026
Socialization 8.85 ± 3.39 29.94 8.50 ± 2.16 27.25 −0.621 0.535
Self-management 5.88 ± 2.90 33.04 4.60 ± 1.99 24.57 −1.955 0.051
  1. Data are shown as mean ± standard deviation and mean rank.
  2. The p values were calculated using the Mann–Whitney U test.
  3. WS, Williams syndrome; MA, mental age.