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Table 5 Multivariate linear regression analysis exploring the association between internet use behaviors, other forms of addiction and health-related quality of life in all participants (N = 566)

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

  EQ-5D index EQ-VAS
  β 95% CI β 95% CI
Internet addiction (Yes vs No) 4.23* −7.76 −0.70 0.061* −0.102 −0.019
Duration of Facebook use/day (hours) −0.05 −0.27 0.16 −0.002 −0.004 0.001
Shisha smoking (Yes vs No) −5.78 −13.10 1.54    
Alcohol dependence (Yes vs No) 4.93* −9.02 −0.84    
Talk and meet new online friends (vs Often)
 Rarely or never 1.85 −1.68 5.38    
Effects of online relationships on behaviors, lifestyles and perception (vs High influence)
 Moderate influence 3.94* −7.48 −0.40    
 Low influence or no influence     0.077* 0.040 0.115
Visit place introduced by online friends (vs Often)
 Rarely or never −2.88 −5.87 0.12 −0.030 −0.064 0.004
  1. *p < 0.05