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Table 1 Demographic information and group differences

From: Males are more sensitive to reward and less sensitive to loss than females among people with internet gaming disorder: fMRI evidence from a card-guessing task

  IGD RGU F P
Male
(n = 29)
Female
(n = 25)
Male
(n = 36)
Female
(n = 21)
Age (mean ± SD) 22.77 ± 2.22 21.25 ± 1.56 23.33 ± 2.04 22.37 ± 1.88 0.032 0.992
IAT score (mean ± SD) 74.86 ± 12.33 66.84 ± 10.07 31.86 ± 9.31 53.81 ± 11.32 52.175 0.000***
DSM-5 score (mean ± SD) 5.80 ± 1.68 5.72 ± 1.07 2.45 ± 1.61 2.41 ± 1.30 44.989 0.000***
Game playing per week (hours) (mean ± SD) 18.33 ± 2.66 17.50 ± 3.39 18.17 ± 1.83 17.33 ± 2.33 0.197 0.898
Gaming history (months) (mean ± SD) 27.38 ± 10.30 24.95 ± 7.05 25.50 ± 9.01 25.94 ± 8.21 0.259 0.855
Educations (years) (mean ± SD) 14.72 ± 1.41 14.56 ± 1.50 15.22 ± 1.31 14.72 ± 1.32 0.780 0.509
  1. IGD, Internet gaming disorder, RGU Recreational Internet game users, IAT Internet addiction test
  2. p < 0.001