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Table 6 Proportion of AUs in the fear condition (EMOmim task)

From: Equivocal expression of emotions in children with Prader-Willi syndrome: what are the consequences for emotional abilities and social adjustment?

ModalityEmotion patternAll-PWS (N = 25)PWS-DEL (N = 11)PWS-UPD (N = 12)TD-CA (N = 25)TD-DA (N = 25)GLM analyses
Group effect (Wald Chi-Square test)Pairwise comparisons (Wald test)
FACIALJoy0.224 (0.202)0.364 (0.134)0.116 (0.144)0.288 (0.142)0.266 (0.128)p = .030UPD < DEL / DA / CA
Sadness0.114 (0.083)0.156 (0.074)0.071 (0.107)0.126 (0.063)0.113 (0.084)ns 
Anger0.166 (0.141)0.260 (0.096)0.083 (0.166)0.234 (0.116)0.239 (0.144)p = .006UPD < DEL / DA / CA
Fear*0.16 (0.19)0.242 (0.133)0.083 (0.205)0.333 (0.16)0.257 (0.203)p < .001UPD < DEL / DA / CA
BODILYJoy0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0.027 (0.093)0.057 (0.127)ns 
Sadness0.010 (0.050)0.023 (0.075)0 (0)0.020 (0.070)0.030 (0.085)ns 
Anger0.069 (0.110)0.079 (0.099)0.071 (0.129)0.046 (0.090)0.077 (0.084)ns 
Fear*0.087 (0.098)0.107 (0.112)0.055 (0.082)0.240 (0.167)0.250 (0.177)p < .001UPD / DEL < DA / CA
  1. Legend. Means (SDs) proportion of AUs from each emotional expression pattern in the children’s facial and bodily productions and summary results of GLM analyses. *Target emotion; ns not significant