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Table 3 Adjusted linear regression predicting age of diagnosis in years (N = 205)

From: Factors associated with age of diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder among children in Saudi Arabia: new insights from a cross-sectional study

Variable B SE B β 95% CI
Child age 0.08 0.02 0.29 0.05 to 0.12
Not responding to name in the first 2 years of life − 0.32 0.02 − 0.16 − 0.60 to − 0.05
Engaging in challenging behavior in first 2 years of life 0.5 0.16 0.21 0.20 to 0.81
No comorbidity 0.61 0.24 0.16 0.13 to 1.01
Residence (outside of Saudi Arabia) − 0.91 0.41 − 0.14 − 0.171 to − 0.11
  1. Final model
  2. Statistically significant findings at P ≤ 0.05 are in bold