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Table 4 Simple linear and multivariate regression analyses for the CSHQ total score of ASD children

From: RETRACTED ARTICLE: Vitamin A deficiency and sleep disturbances related to autism symptoms in children with autism spectrum disorder: a cross-sectional study

Variables Simple linear regression Multivariable regressiona
B (SE) 95% CI P value B (SE) 95% CI P value
VA levels −10.105 (0.395) −10.882–-9.329 < 0.001*** −5.307 (1.234) −6.295–-4.319 < 0.001***
CARS total score 0.42 (0.019) 0.384–0.458 < 0.001*** 0.159 (0.022) 0.115–0.203 < 0.001***
ABC total score 0.11 (0.005) 0.094–0.116 < 0.001*** −0.018 (0.010) −0.037–0.001 0.059
SRS total score 0.09 (0.004) 0.085–0.101 < 0.001*** 0.053 (0.008) 0.038–0.069 < 0.005**
  1. Abbreviations: ASD, Autism spectrum disorder, CSHQ Childhood Sleep Habit Questionnaire, CI Confidence interval, VA Vitamin A, CARS Childhood Autism Rating Scale, ABC Autism Behavior Checklist, SRS Social Responsiveness Scale
  2. **P < 0.01, ***P < 0.001
  3. aMultivariable regression model included all variables mentioned in the table. Beta estimates (standard errors) for continuous variables are shown