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Table 1 sociodemographic characteristics of the sample population

From: Social media use disorder and loneliness: any association between the two? Results of a cross-sectional study among Lebanese adults

  Frequency Percentage
Gender
 Male 176 38.2%
 Female 285 61.8%
Education level
 Illiterate / Primary/ Complementary 57 12.5%
 Secondary 95 20.8%
 University 304 66.7%
Monthly income
  < 1000 $ 266 61.4%
 1000–2000 $ 122 28.2%
  > 2000 $ 45 10.4%
Marital status
 Single / Widowed / Divorced 326 70.0%
 Married 140 30.0%
Kind of device mostly used on social media
 Laptop 22 5.2%
 Cellular 394 92.9%
 PC 3 0.7%
 Tablet 5 1.2%
Smoking
 Yes 89 19.4%
 No 370 80.6%
  Mean SD
Age (in years) 27.29 11.46
Number of kids 0.76 1.55
Number of hours spent on social media 6.22 4.92