|Target audience||Toddlers (18-24 months)|
|Application||The Q-CHAT-10 assesses symptoms that have shown to be indicative of autism. It’s a quick reference guide for parents to complete about their toddler (18 – 24 months) with concerns about autism.|
|Composition||The questionnaire contains ten statements with five answer options.|
|Scoring||Scores are calculated by adding up items. Higher scores indicate more symptoms. Scores can range between 0-10.|
|General||At a cut-point of 3 on the Q-CHAT-10, sensitivity was 0.91, specificity was 0.89, and PPV was 0.58.|
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