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Table 1 Sample distribution and the prevalence of problematic Internet use by socio-demographic and behavioural factors

From: Prevalence and risk factors of problematic internet use and the associated psychological distress among graduate students of Bangladesh

Characteristics Sample Problematic Internet use p-for-difference
Yes No
% (n) % (n) % (n)
Total 100 (573) 23.9 (137) 76.1 (436)  
Age (years) 0.520
 20–25 60.7 (348) 23.0 (80) 77.0 (268)  
 26–30 39.3 (225) 25.3 (57) 74.7 (168)  
Sex <0.001
 Female 30.2 (173) 12.7 (22) 87.3 (151)  
 Male 69.8 (400) 28.8 (115) 71.2 (285)  
Socioeconomic status <0.05*
 High 22.7 (130) 19.2 (25) 80.8 (105)  
 Middle 62.0 (355) 22.8 (81) 77.2 (274)  
 Low 15.4 (88) 35.2 (31) 64.8 (57)  
Relationship status 0.071
 Single 42.6 (244) 24.6 (60) 75.4 (184)  
 Partnered 40.3 (231) 19.9 (46) 80.1 (185)  
 Separated 17.1 (98) 31.6 (31) 68.4 (67)  
Living arrangement 0.930
 With family 29.5 (169) 23.7 (40) 76.3 (129)  
 Dorm/mess 70.5 (404) 24.0 (97) 76.0 (307)  
Smoking <0.05
 No 80.1 (459) 21.8 (100) 78.2 (359)  
 Yes 19.9 (114) 32.5 (37) 67.5 (77)  
Physical activity <0.05
 No 49.4 (283) 27.9 (79) 72.1 (204)  
 Yes 50.6 (290) 20.0 (58) 80.0 (232)  
Sleep duration 0.693
 Normal sleep 66.1 (379) 23.0 (87) 77.0 (292)  
 Short sleep 29.7 (170) 25.3 (43) 74.7 (127)  
 Long sleep 4.2 (24) 29.2 (7) 70.8 (17)  
  1. * Instead of p-for-difference, p-for-trend has been reported for socioeconomic status