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Table 1 Demographic and personality characteristics of the study participants

From: Assessment of in vivo microstructure alterations in gray matter using DKI in internet gaming addiction

  IGA group (n = 18) Control group (n = 21) p-value
  (Mean ± SD) (Mean ± SD)  
Age (years) 20.5 ± 3.55 21.95 ± 2.39 0.138
Gender (M/F) 15/3 18/3 0.06
Education (years) 11.39 ± 1.85 12.38 ± 2.13 0.13
Chen Internet Addiction Scale (CIAS) 74.44 ± 8.33 38.43 ± 9.10 <0.0001
Self-Rating Anxiety Scale (SAS) 53.66 ± 9.71 40.95 ± 8.44 <0.0001
Self-rating depression scale (SDS) 54.72 ± 10.44 38.57 ± 6.67 <0.0001
Barratt Impulsiveness Scale-11 (BIS-11) 63.94 ± 8.26 50.81 ± 6.95 <0.0001
  1. Two-sample t-test was used for group comparisons. Chi-square test was used for gender comparison.
  2. Abbreviations: IGA internet gaming addiction, SD standard deviation.