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Table 1 Characteristics of Study Population (N = 1264)

From: Associations of personality traits with internet addiction in Chinese medical students: the mediating role of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms

Variables No % IAT (Mean ± SD) P
Gender
 Male 520 41.1% 30.55 ± 15.57 0.232
 Female 744 58.9% 29.54 ± 13.66
Age group
 17–19 610 48.9% 28.75 ± 13.69 0.004
 20–26 654 51.7% 31.07 ± 15.10
Academic year
 1st year 395 31.3% 27.46 ± 13.35 < 0.001
 2nd year 329 26.0% 30.42 ± 14.50
 3rd year 263 20.8% 30.76 ± 15.07
 4th year 277 21.9% 32.18 ± 14.99
Hometown
 Urban area 643 50.9% 30.75 ± 15.39 0.046
 Non-urban area 621 49.1% 29.13 ± 13.44
  1. IAT Internet Addiction Test