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Table 2 Frequency and descriptive statistics of gaming disorder, behavioral disorder and parenting style among girls and boys

From: Internet gaming disorder and its relationship with behavioral disorder and mother’s parenting styles in primary school students according to gender in Iran

Total N (%) Boys N (%) Girls N (%) Total N(%) Boys
Mean (SD)
Girls
Mean (SD)
P value
Internet gaming disorder 22 (6.5) 17 (5.4) 39 (5.9) 49.57 (13.1) 47.56 (12.85) T = 2.76, p = 0.1
Behavioral disorder 149 (47.2) 119 (34.9) 268 (40.8) 13.43 (13.31) 9.13 (10.30) T = 4.60, p = 0.01
Parenting style
 Authoritarian 10 (4.5) 10 (3.6) 26.40 (6.1) 26.30 (5.98) 26.5 (6.27) T = 1.60, p = 0.23
 Authoritative 205 (92.8) 262 (93.6) 41.43 (5.9) 41.54 (5.71) 41.32 (6.13) T = 2.60, p = 0.61
 Permissive 6 (2.7) 8 (2.9) 24.73 (5.24) 24.73 (5.24) 24.7 (5.55) T = 3.31, p = 0.54