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Table 2 The prevalence of psychosomatic symptoms among adolescents with problematic Internet use (PIU) and normal Internet use (NIU), n (%)

From: Problematic Internet use in Chinese adolescents and its relation to psychosomatic symptoms and life satisfaction

Symptom Dimension NIU (n = 14 276) PIU (n = 1 262) χ 2 P
Lack of physical energy 1 483 (10.4) 377 (29.9) 417.77 <0.001
Physiological dysfunction 2 325 (16.3) 459 (36.4) 318.04 <0.001
Weakened immunity 2 052 (14.4) 382 (30.3) 221.77 <0.001
Emotional symptoms 3 240 (22.7) 711 (56.3) 692.14 <0.001
Behavioral symptoms 1 837 (12.9) 526 (41.7) 746.44 <0.001
Social adaptation problems 4 004 (28.0) 816 (64.7) 726.36 <0.001
Psychosomatic symptoms 6 074 (42.5) 951 (75.4) 503.89 <0.001