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Table 1 Comparison of mean and standard deviation of social networking addiction score in terms of demographic characteristics

From: The relationship between social networking addiction and academic performance in Iranian students of medical sciences: a cross-sectional study

Variable n (%) Mean (SD) P- value
Sex Male 161 (44) 52.65 (11.50) 0.001
Female 199 (55.3) 49.35 (13.96)
Age group ≤20 19 (5.3) 53.78 (14.95)
21–30 310 (86.1) 51.54 (15.98) NS*
31–40 31 (8.6) 50.57 (11.45)
Age (years), mean (SD) 25.48 ± 3.39
Educational level Undergraduate 168 (46.7) 52.8 (12.70)
Postgraduate 126 (35.0) 50.61 (12.75) NS
Ph.D. 66 (18.3) 48.03 (13.95)
School Medicine 41 (11.4) 51.73 (16.05)
Paramedical 95 (26.4) 53.49 (12.53)
Dentistry 101 (28.1) 50.43 (11.73) NS
Pharmacy 44 (12.2) 48.54 (12.54)
Nursing and Midwifery 50 (13.9) 48.08 (13.67)
Health 29 (8.9) 50.41 (12.84)
  1. *Non-significant