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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of young adult internet users in Bangladesh, 2018

From: Prevalence and associated factors of internet addiction among young adults in Bangladesh

Variables with categoriesFrequency (No.)Percent (%)
Age
 19–24 years31870.0
 25–35 years13630.0
Sex
 Female20745.6
 Male24754.4
Occupation
 Housewife173.8
 Service9621.1
 Other102.2
 Student33172.9
Father’s occupation#
 Business13329.3
 Farmer388.4
 Service18039.6
 Other388.4
Mother’s occupation#
 Business51.1
 Housewife37783.0
 Job286.2
Living setup  
 Family members30767.6
 Others (Mess, hostel)14732.4
Monthly family income (in taka)
 < 20,0005011.0
 20,000–40,00015433.9
 > 40,00025055.1
Place of residence
 Rural449.7
 Semi-urban7416.3
 Urban33674.0
Having own computer
 No18139.9
 Yes27360.1
Family relationship detachment
 No42092.5
 Yes347.5
Overuse of internet among family members
 No32170.7
 Yes13329.3
Peers /workplace encouragement
 No26959.3
 Yes18540.7
  1. #65 fathers and 44 mothers got retirement or dead