TABLE 3

Children with a Screen-Positive M-CHAT Score Who Continued to Screen Positive After M-CHAT/F

M-CHAT Total ScoreContinued to Screen Positive After M-CHAT/F (Evaluation Needed), nTotal, nPercentage of Children Who Continued to Screen Positive After M-CHAT/F
NoYes
2a1241625
3609386475.9
42413827913.6
5922611822
641377847.4
79233271.9
810223268.8
92182090
102141687.5
113141782.4
12191090
1301010100
14066100
15066100
16011100
1712366.7
18033100
19011100
Total10232721295
  • a Children in this sample who failed 2 M-CHAT items failed 2 of the 6 critical items. This result may be why the percentage of children who continued to screen positive after the M-CHAT/F (25%) is higher for the M-CHAT total score of 2.