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Table 2 Comparison between user groups

From: Use and preferences regarding internet-based health care delivery in patients with chronic kidney disease

  Internet users n = 308 (81.1%) Internet non-users, n = 72 (18.9%) Statistics
Sex    
Female 125 (40.6%) 31 (43.1%) Χ2 = 0.147 (df = 1),
Male 183 (59.4%) 41 (56.9%) p = 0.7
Age, mean (SD) 54.5 (14.5) 74.4 (11.4) T = -11.016 (df = 378), p < 0.001
Educational level    
< 12 years 163 (52.9%) 67 (93.1%) Χ2 = 39.342 (df = 1),
≥ 12 years 145 (47.1%) 5 (6.9%) p < 0.001
Treatment    
Dialysis patients, 1–5 years 62 (20.1%) 47 (65.3%) Χ2 = 91.758 (df = 4), p < 0.001
Dialysis > 5 years 26 (8.4%) 14 (19.4%)  
Dialysis > 10 years 23 (7.5%) 9 (12.5%)  
Transplant patients 165 (53.6%) 1 (1.4%)  
CKD patients (no renal replacement therapy) 32 (10.4%) 1 (1.4%)  
  1. CKD chronic kidney disease
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