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Table 2 Comparison of online interpersonal influences on lifestyles and social activities between 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 %  
Frequency of communicating with friends online
 Often 11 9.3 29 6.7 40 7.2 0.22*
 Frequently 32 27.1 94 21.6 126 22.8  
 Rarely or never 75 63.6 312 71.7 387 70.0  
Self- perception of the effects of online relationships on behaviors and lifestyles
 High influence 14 12.0 23 5.3 37 6.7 <0.01*
 Normal influence 37 31.6 82 19.0 119 21.7  
 Little influence or no influence 66 56.4 327 75.7 393 71.6  
Visit places recommended by online friends
 Often 19 16.4 47 10.8 66 12.0 0.02*
 Frequently 65 56.0 211 48.5 276 50.1  
 Rarely or never 32 27.6 177 40.7 209 37.9  
Engage in activities recommended by online friends
 Often 18 15.3 23 5.3 41 7.4 <0.01*
 Frequently 59 50.0 217 49.7 276 49.7  
 Rarely or never 41 34.8 197 45.1 238 42.9  
 Time spent on social media Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD  
 Time for using Facebook (hours/day) 3.84 3.38 3.23 7.00 3.56 7.42 <0.01**
  1. *Chi-squared test; ***MannWhitney test