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Table 3 The mean scores (SD) of life satisfaction among adolescents with problematic Internet use (PIU) and normal Internet use (NIU), (mean ± SD).

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

Life Satisfaction Dimension Total Mean Score NIU (n = 14 276) PIU (n = 1 262) t P
Family 34.94 ± 6.62 35.25 ± 6.39 31.45 ± 7.95 19.77 <0.001
Friends 40.86 ± 5.50 41.08 ± 5.41 38.29 ± 5.78 17.49 <0.001
School 34.07 ± 6.99 34.50 ± 6.78 29.21 ± 7.40 26.35 <0.001
Living environment 36.69 ± 7.35 36.97 ± 7.30 33.44 ± 7.02 16.53 <0.001
Self 33.45 ± 5.51 33.62 ± 5.39 31.51 ± 6.42 13.13 <0.001
Total 180.00 ± 23.47 181.42 ± 22.93 163.90 ± 23.48 25.98 <0.001