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Table 4 Multiple logistic regression analysis of variables associated with internet addiction in Bangladesh

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

Variables with categoryEstimateAdjusted odds ratio (95% CI)P value
Sex0.08
 Male0.702.031 (0.89–4.61)0.08
 FemaleReferenceReferenceReference
Living setup< 0.01*
 Family members− 1.1820.313 (0.17–0.65)0.002
 Others (mess, hostel)ReferenceReferenceReference
Length of using the internet0.27
 < 6 months− 0.6230.622 (0.14–3.21)0.54
 6–12 month− 1.5460.236 (0.04–1.56)0.15
 > 1 yearReferenceReferenceReference
Device where internet is used0.43
 Mobile/tab− 0.5150.613 (0.26–1.43)0.31
 Computer− 0.2080.824 (0.36–1.92)0.52
 BothReferenceReferenceReference
Time spent daily on the internet< 0.01*
 < 1 h− 3.5140.033 (0.01–0.13)0.00
 1–< 2 h− 2.8100.067 (0.03–0.17)0.00
 2–< 3 h− 1.6220.214 (0.11–0.43)0.00
 3 or 3+ hReferenceReferenceReference
Family relation detachment< 0.01*
 No− 2.3280.098 (0.04–0.28)0.00
 YesReferenceReferenceReference
Overuse of internet among family members0.51
 No− 0.2280.796 (0.403–1.571)0.51
 YesReferenceReferenceReference
Recommended amount physical activity< 0.01*
 No1.122.87 (1.65–5.08)0.00
 YesReferenceReferenceReference
Smoking (current smoker)< 0.01*
 No− 1.410.26 (0.13–0.58)0.001
 YesReferenceReferenceReference
  1. *Statistically significant association (p < 0.05)