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Table 5 Problem Gambling by Online vs. Land Based Gamblinga Grades 9 to 12 students in the Youth Gambling Survey (YGS) Saskatchewan, Ontario, and Newfoundland and Labrador (Canada, 2012-2013)

From: An examination of internet and land-based gambling among adolescents in three Canadian provinces: results from the youth gambling survey (YGS)

Problem Gambling Severity Subscore (CAGI) Online Gambler (n = 758) Land-Based Only Gambler (n = 2924) Chi-Square
No problem gambling 64.4 % 91.6 % X 2 = 128.07 p < 0.001
Low to moderate problem gambling 18.2 % 7.2 %
High gambling severity 17.4 % 1.2%b
  1. aLand based only were gamblers who had not gambled online in the past 3 months and online gamblers had indicated they gambled online in the past 3 months
  2. bModerate sampling variability interpret with caution
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