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Table 3 Current dating app users versus non-users by mental health outcome (N = 437)

From: Swipe-based dating applications use and its association with mental health outcomes: a cross-sectional study

MH MeasureTotal
n %
Non-UsersUsersChi-square valueDegrees of FreedomP valuea
K6 Score - Psychological DistressNo distress38888.8%285 (92.5%)103 (79.8%)12.7011< 0.001
Distress4911.2%23 (7.5%)26 (20.2%)
GAD-2 Score – Anxiety (missing = 1)No Anxiety34579.1%248 (80.5%)97 (75.8%)1.22910.268
Anxiety9120.9%60 (19.5%)31 (24.2%)
PHQ-2 Score – DepressionNo Depression38387.6%279 (90.6%)104 (80.6%)8.33510.004
Depression5412.4%29 (9.4%)25 (19.4%)
Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale (missing = 7)Normal/High36985.8%262 (86.8%)107 (83.6%)0.73810.390
Low6114.2%40 (13.2%)21 (16.4%)
  1. a Chi-square analyses
  2. p value for a significant result