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Table 2 Descriptive and Chi-Square Results for Differences between TS and Control Groups in Attachment Security and Ability to Form Friendships

From: Factors impacting the quality of peer relationships of youth with Tourette’s syndrome

Variable Group χ 2
  TS Group (n = 86) Control Group (n =108) Total χ 2 df p
Attachment (AQC)       
Secure 49 (57 %) 102 (94 %) 151 (78 %) 36.5 1 <.001
Insecure 37 (43 %) 6 (6 %) 45 (23 %)    
Difficulty Forming Friendships     37.3 1 <.001
Yes 33 (38 %) 4 (4 %) 37 (19 %)    
No 53 (62 %) 106 (96 %) 159 (81 %)