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Table 1 Descriptive statistics and correlations

From: Diabetes self-management in online health communities: an information exchange perspective

  Mean SD 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
1. HSP 2.517 1.634               
2. ISP 0.335 0.472 0.440**              
3. ISD 0.297 0.770 0.706** 0.565**             
4. ISOP 15.819 39.507 0.153** 0.016 0.053**            
5. IP 62.529 59.821 0.046 0.035 0.067 0.016           
6. MTitle1 0.050* 0.023 0.053* 0.009 0.570          
7. MTitle2 0.372* 0.372* 0.441* 0.171* 0.162* 0.342*         
8. ETitle 0.136 0.215 0.186* 0.015 0.020 0.008 0.169*        
9. Gender 0.058* 0.009 0.053* 0.074 0.050 0.042* 0.136 0.046       
10. Education 0.438 0.496 0.510 0.070 0.056 0.071 0.532 0.110 0.224      
11. Recommendation 4.044 0.327 0.007 0.147** 0.030* 0.078** 0.035* 0.007 0.080** 0.007 0.025 0.438*     
12. Days 1121.400 2364.203 0.438** 0.496** 0.510** 0.070** 0.056** 0.071* 0.532** 0.110** 0.303** 0.238** 0.163    
13. RR 0.699 0.322 0.224** 0.177** 0.268** 0.104** − 0.215 − 0.017 0.399** 0.006 0.078** 0.09** 0.303** 0.257   
14. Level 0.022 0.074** 0.031* 0.058** 0.253 − 0.058 0.019 0.007 0.062 0.023 0.145 − 0.131 0.067  
15. City 0.052* 0.016 0.196** − 0.110* − 0.034* 0.139** 0.052** 0.016 0.196** 0.238** 0.224 − 0.053 0.056 0.022
  1. These numbers in the first row refer to the corresponding variables in the first column. ISP, information sharing from the diabetic patient; HSP, the health status of the diabetic patient; ISD, information sharing from doctor j; ISOP, information sharing from other people with diabetes; IP, information price
  2. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001