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Table 3 Correlation matrix of the loneliness score, the nomophobia score and its factors, age in years, education level, income level, and duration of daily mobile Internet use

From: The association between nomophobia and loneliness among the general population in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Variable Loneliness score Nomophobia score
r p r p
Loneliness score 1 .  
Nomophobia score .567** 0.0001
Unable to communicate score .445** 0.0001
Loss off connectedness score .573** 0.0001
Unable to access information score .626** 0.0001
Giving up convenience score .461** 0.0001
Age in years − 0.214 ** 0.0001 − 0.103 * 0.018
Education level − 0.142 ** 0.001 0.075 0.087
Income level 0.053 0.221 − .207** 0.0001
Length of everyday mobile Internet usage .402** 0.0001 .254** 00.0001
  1. Correlative index (r) Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed) for * and the 0.01 level for **. (2-tailed)