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Table 4 Variance for PMPUS and use patterns between low and high self-control groups

From: Self-control and problematic mobile phone use in Chinese college students: the mediating role of mobile phone use patterns

Variables Low self-control M ± SD High self-control M ± SD t
PMPUS 46.02 ± 10.21 36.70 ± 8.62 7.71***
Interpersonal 19.51 ± 3.37 18.23 ± 3.22 2.73**
Entertainment 16.60 ± 3.11 15.60 ± 2.77 2.65**
Transaction 10.51 ± 2.64 9.68 ± 2.41 2.56*
Information 12.78 ± 2.24 13.30 ± 2.30 −1.78
  1. Note: *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001