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Table 2 Characteristics of network nominations for all students, students from Hawaii, and Non-Hawaii students

From: Perceived influence and college students’ diet and physical activity behaviors: an examination of ego-centric social networks

Networks Total nominations (n = 325) N (%) Nominations by Hawaii studentsa (n = 187) N (%) Nominations by Non-Hawaii students (n = 138) N (%) Days seen in past week Mean (SD) Times seen in past week Hawaii studentsa Mean (SD) Times seen in past week Non-Hawaii students Mean (SD)
Family 116 (35.7) 66 (35.3) 50 (36.2) 3.58 (3.03) 5.26 (2.66)* 1.36 (1.83)
College Friends 104 (32.0) 59 (31.6) 45 (32.6) 2.91 (1.77) 2.58 (1.19) 3.36 (2.26)
High School Friends 87 (26.8) 52 (27.8) 35 (25.4) 0.55 (1.21) 0.92 (1.46)* 0 (0)
Significant Others 18 (5.5) 10 (5.3) 8 (5.8) 6.83 (2.01) 6.40 (2.46) 7.38 (1.19)
  1. aMann–Whitney U test of mean differences between Hawaii and non-Hawaii Students, two-tailed
  2. *Means were statistically different between Hawaii and non-Hawaii students, p < 0.001