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Table 3 Significant factors associated with higher smart phone addiction and depression scores

From: The relationship between addiction to smartphone usage and depression among adults: a cross sectional study

Variables Smart phone addiction Beck depression
  β (t) β (t)
  Adj P-value Adj P-value
Gender
 Femalea 0.675 (0.461) −0.355(−0.536)
 Maleb Adj P = 0.645 Adj P = 0.592
Age −0.203 (−2.892) −0.050(−1.582)
 (Years) Adj P = 0.004* Adj P = 0.114
Educational level
 Schoola −1.878 (− 1.077) − 2.034(− 2.579)
 Universityb Adj P = 0.282 Adj P = 0.010*
Income
  < $1300a 2.285 (1.398) −0.781(−1.058)
  ≥ $1300b Adj P = 0.162 Adj P = 0.291
Smart Phone Addiction   0.194 (13.119)
 (%mean score) Adj P < 0.001*
Constant 56.729 (22.33) 7.703 (5.414)
  Adj P < 0.001* Adj P < 0.001*
  1. t = Student’s t-test; a: reference group,b: compared group
  2. Abbreviations: β coefficient of determination, Adj adjusted
  3. *Statistically significant at P < 0.05