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Table 2 ICT use, ATC/IQ and eHealth literacy between country groups

From: Internet use, eHealth literacy and attitudes toward computer/internet among people with schizophrenia spectrum disorders: a cross-sectional study in two distant European regions

  Finnish group Greek group P-value
n (%) n (%)
Information and Communication Technology use (among all participants):
 Internet use    <.0001
  Never user 14 (11) 60 (59)  
  Previous user 3 (2) 8 (8)  
  Current user 111 (87) 33 (33)  
 Mobile phone use    0.01
  Yes 123 (96) 85 (84)  
  No 5 (4) 16 (16)  
 SMS use    <.0001
  Yes 109 (85) 44 (44)  
  No 19 (15) 57 (56)  
Attitudes Towards Computers/Internet (among never Internet users)*: Mean (SD) Mean (SD) P-value
ATC/IQ Efficacy 2.93 (0.81) 3.06 (0.86) 0.585
ATC/IQ Interest 2.60 (0.67) 3.16 (0.50) <.0001
Supplementary questions+: Median (Min, max) Median (Min, max) P-value
Willingness to find online health information if someone teaches me how to use the Internet 4 (1, 5) 4 (1, 4) 0.829
Comfort joining an online health discussion group and exchange emails with others 2.5 (1, 5) 3 (1, 5) 0.207
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) P-value
eHealth literacy (among previous and current Internet users) 27.05 (5.36) 23.15 (7.23) <.0001
Supplementary questions: Median (Min, max) Median (Min, max) P-value
Perceived usefulness 4 (1, 5) 3 (1, 5) 0.199
Perceived importance 4 (1, 5) 4 (1, 5) 0.732
Comfort joining an online health discussion group and exchange emails with others 2 (1, 5) 3 (1, 5) 0.492
  1. *One-way ANOVA test was used to detect differences between countries
  2. +Kruskal-Wallkis rank test was used to detect differences between countries