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Table 1 Descriptive statistics and difference analysis of variables for different sub-groups

From: A preliminary investigation on the relationship between virtues and pathological internet use among Chinese adolescents

   Gender Diagnosis
  Total sample Male Female t PIU Non-PIU t
  M (SD) M (SD) M (SD)   M (SD) M (SD)  
Relationship 3.91(.42) 3.85(.42) 3.97(.41) -2.60* 3.89(.48) 3.92(.42) -.30
Vitality 3.54(.48) 3.55(.48) 3.53(.48) .34 3.55(.53) 3.54(.48) .17
Conscientiousness 3.27(.44) 3.28(.40) 3.27(.47) .24 3.11(.52) 3.29(.43) -2.18*
PIU 2.36(.59) 2.50(.62) 2.25(.55) 3.86** - - -
  1. *p < .01; **p < .001.