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Table 1 Comparison of socio-demographic characteristics of participants with and without internet addiction

From: A study on the influence of internet addiction and online interpersonal influences on health-related quality of life in young Vietnamese

  Internet addiction p
  Yes No Total  
  n % n % N %  
Number of participants 120 21.2 446 78.8 566 100.0  
Mean age (SD) 21.8 (3.9) 21.4 (3.7) 21.5 3.8 0.32*
Gender
 Male 52 23.6 168 76.4 220 38.9 0.26**
 Female 68 19.7 278 80.4 346 61.1  
Education attainment
 ≤ High school 5 17.2 24 82.8 29 5.1 0.59**
 > High school 115 21.4 422 78.6 537 94.9  
Ethnicity
 The Kinh ethnicity 116 21.5 424 78.5 540 95.4 0.46**
 Other ethnicities 4 15.4 22 84.6 26 4.6  
Religion
 Cult of Ancestor 109 22.5 376 77.5 485 85.7 0.70**
 Other religions 11 13.6 70 86.4 81 14.3  
Marital status
 Single 94 22.0 333 78.0 427 75.4 0.41**
 Living with spouse/partner 26 18.7 113 81.3 139 24.6  
Current living location
 Renting a hostel 62 23.4 203 76.6 265 46.8 0.45***
 Staying in dormitory 16 22.9 54 77.1 70 12.4  
 Living with family 36 20.1 143 79.9 179 31.6  
 Living with relatives 5 11.6 38 88.4 43 7.6  
 Other liver arrangements 1 11.1 8 88.9 9 1.6  
Economic status of family
 High 1 7.7 12 92.3 13 2.3 0.09***
 Average 99 20.2 392 79.8 491 86.8  
 Low 18 32.7 37 67.3 55 9.7  
 Very low 2 28.6 5 71.4 7 1.2  
  1. *Student t-test; **Chi-squared test; ***Fishers exact test