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Table 1 Study participant demographicsa

From: Problematic internet usage in US college students: a pilot study

  Internet usage
Demographic variable Overall Average user (n= 216) Problematic user (n= 8)
Mean age, yr (range) 18.78 (18 to 20) 18.78 (18 to 20) 18.88 (18 or 19)
Males 46% 48% 25%
Washington State 45% 46% 63%
Race and/or ethnicity    
   Caucasian 71% 70% 68%
   Asian 18% 18% 25%
   Multiracial 8% 8% 0
   Other 4% 4% 0
PHQ-9 category    
   No depression 56% 58% 13%
   Minimal depression symptoms 32% 32% 12%
   Moderate depression 9% 7% 63%
   Severe depression 3% 3% 12%
  1. aPHQ-9, Patient Health Questionnaire 9.