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Table 1 Summary of descriptive statistics, reliabilities, and zero-order correlation between study variables

From: Social media use, and fear of COVID-19 among Ghanaian university students: the moderating role of gender

Variables

1

2

3

M (SD)

α

Skewness

Kurtosis

1. Social media use

  

40.05 (7.87)

0.79

− 0.13

0.56

2. Fear of COVID-19

0.18**

 

19.45 (6.04)

0.86

0.08

− 0.28

3. Gender

0.05

− 0.013

    
  1. M = Mean; SD = standard deviation; α = Cronbach’s alpha
  2. **p ≤ 0.01