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Table 2 The influence of the frequency of internet medical use onbehavioral intention among different participants

From: Factors associated with using the internet for medical information based on the doctor-patient trust model: a cross-sectional study

Variables Behavior intention F/t p
Mean SD
Gender Male 7.07 2.49 1.337 0.182
Female 6.71 2.37   
Age group ≤30 7.22 2.31 1.688 0.169
31-40 6.87 2.55   
41-50 6.50 2.39   
≥51 6.90 2.57   
Educational level Junior college or below 6.83 2.54 -0.253 0.800
Bachelor degree or above 6.90 2.35   
Location City 6.78 2.41 -1.807 0.072
Village 7.49 2.46   
Suffering from chronic disease Yes 6.88 2.43 0.055 0.956
No 6.86 2.43   
Usage frequency Once or more times a week 5.29 1.82 3.311 0.038
Once a month 6.65 2.39   
Once every two months or more 6.96 2.44