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Table 4 The association problematic Internet use and psychosomatic symptoms and life satisfaction

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

Variables Crude OR(95%CI) Adjusted OR(95%CI) *
Psychosomatic symptoms   
Lack of physical energy 3.68 (3.22 ~ 4.19) ** 3.50 (3.03 ~ 4.03) **
Physiological dysfunction 2.94 (2.60 ~ 3.32) ** 2.83 (2.49 ~ 3.22) **
Weakened immunity 2.59 (2.27 ~ 2.94) ** 2.33 (2.04 ~ 2.67) **
Emotional symptoms 4.40 (3.91 ~ 4.95) ** 4.11 (3.62 ~ 4.66) **
Behavioral symptoms 4.84 (4.28 ~ 5.47) ** 4.55 (3.99 ~ 5.20) **
Social adaptation problems 4.69 (4.16 ~ 5.30) ** 4.23 (3.72 ~ 4.81) **
Life satisfaction#   
Family 2.81 (2.50 ~ 3.16) ** 2.38 (2.10 ~ 2.70) **
Friends 2.39 (2.13 ~ 2.69) ** 2.26 (2.00 ~ 2.55) **
School 3.79 (3.37 ~ 4.26) ** 3.16 (2.79 ~ 3.57) **
Living environment 2.40 (2.14 ~ 2.70) ** 2.28 (2.02 ~ 2.58) **
Self 2.05 (1.82 ~ 2.30) ** 1.90 (1.69 ~ 2.15) **
  1. *Adjusted for gender, grade, residential background, area, self-report family economy, service type mostly used and frequency of Internet use.
  2. # Less than or equal to 25th percentile of the score was defined as dissatisfaction for each dimension of life satisfaction.
  3. ** P < 0.001