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Table 5 Internet access and wellbeing

From: Associations of internet access with social integration, wellbeing and physical activity among adults in deprived communities: evidence from a household survey

  Positive outcome (%) OR (95% CI) unadjusted OR (95% CI) adjusted for covariatesa
Rarely/never feel lonely (N = 3746)
 No internet 56.2 1.00 1.00
 Only mobile access 58.5 1.10 (0.90, 1.34) 0.96 (0.76, 1.23)
 Mobile & other access 71.5 1.96 (1.66, 2.31) 1.46 (1.18, 1.82)
 No mobile access 69.6 1.78 (1.46, 2.19) 1.66 (1.33, 2.07)
  Mean (SD) score Difference (95% CI) unadjusted Difference (95% CI) adjusted for covariatesa
WEMWBS score (N = 3704)
 No internet 47.4 (10.8) 0.00 0.00
 Only mobile access 51.1 (11.3) 3.70 (2.62, 4.77) 1.35 (0.23, 2.46)
 Mobile & other access 53.8 (10.4) 6.37 (5.53, 7.20) 2.62 (1.64, 3.61)
 No mobile access 51.0 (10.4) 3.59 (2.56, 4.62) 2.16 (1.17, 3.16)
  1. aGender, age group, household type, employment status, educational qualification, migrant status, housing tenure, long standing illness or disability