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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics of the study population

From: Smartphone use and addiction during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic: cohort study on 184 Italian children and adolescents

Variables N (%)
Sex
 Male 52 (28.3%)
 Female 132 (71.7%)
Age (years)
 Range 6–18
 6–12 39 (21.2%)
 13–18 145 (78.8%)
 Mean ± SD 14.84 ± 2.73
Educational level
 Primary school 10 (5.4%)
 Middle school 48 (26.1%)
 High school 126 (68.5%)
Region of residence
 Sicily 167 (90.8%)
 Piedmont 15 (8.1%)
 Lombardy 2 (1.1%)
Area of origin
 Urban 152 (82.6%)
 Rural 32 (17.4%)
Family status
 Married parents 172 (93.5%)
 Separated/divorced parents 7 (3.8%)
 Widow parent 5 (2.7%)
Parents’ educational level
Mother
  Primary school 1 (0.5%)
  Middle school 26 (14.2%)
  High school 86 (46.7%)
  Graduation 71 (38.6%)
Father
  Primary school 1 (0.5%)
  Middle school 36 (19.6%)
  High school 88 (47.8%)
  Graduation 59 (32.1%)
Family income
 Double-income 100 (54.3%)
 Single-income 84 (45.7%)
Age at owning smartphone (years)
 Range 6–15
 Mean ± SD 10.57 ± 1.8
  1. SD standard deviation