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Table 1 Association between IA and socio-demographic and academic data

From: The association between Internet addiction and sleep quality among Sohag University medical students

Socio-demographic and academic data Normal Internet users
N=291
Internet addicts
N=234
P-value
N Percentage% N Percentage%
Age/years
 Mean ± SD 23.32±1.42   19.95±1.37   0.001
Gender
 Females 163 56.01% 70 29.91% <0.0001
 Males 128 43.98% 164 70.08%
Residence
 Rural 125 42.95% 109 46.58% 0.68
 Urban 166 57.04% 125 53.41%
Father joba
 Farmer 49 16.83% 7 2.99% 0.01
 Official employed 107 36.77% 152 64.95%
 Self-employed 73 25.08% 46 19.65%
 Retired 62 21.30% 29 12.39%
Academic performanceb
 Average 141 48.45% 82 35.04% 0.004
 Good 34 11.68% 94 40.17%
 Excellent 116 39.86% 58 24.78%
  1. aThe occupation of the student father; official employed=governmental work; self-employed=private work other than farmers. bAcademic performance=the average academic grades in the last years in the faculty