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Table 2 Polytomous logistic regression: characteristics associated with Internet and social network status (reference: no Internet access)

From: Internet and social network users’ profiles in Renal Transplant Recipients in France

Variables Internet access without social network use (n = 714) Versus no Internet access (n = 285) Internet access with social network use (n = 417) Versus no Internet access (n = 285)
  Adjusted OR* (95% CI*) P Adjusted OR* (95% CI*) P
Age 0.9 [0.9;1.01] 0.06 0.8 [0.8;0.9] <0.001
Gender (Reference = female)     
 Male 1.4 [1,03–2,02] 0.04 1.05 [0.7–1.5] 0.7
Children (Reference = no children)     
 Having children 0.5 [0.3;0.7] 0.002 0.4 [0.3;0.7] 0.003
Employment status (Reference = employed)     
 Unemployed 0.4 [0.2;0.6] 0.001 0.3 [0.2;0.6] <0.001
Monthly incomes (Reference= >4400 €)     
 <739 0.08 [0.03;0.2] <0.001 0.05 [0.01;0.1] <0.001
 740–1200 0.1 [0.04;0.2] <0.001 0.08 [0.03;0.2] <0.001
 1201–2200 0.2 [0.1;0.5] 0.001 0.2 [0.08;0.5] 0.001
 2201–4400 0.7 [0.3;1.7] 0.4 0.7 [0.2;1.9] 0.5
Esteem support (Reference = yes)     
 No 0.9 [0.6;1.3] 0.6 0.6 [0.3;0.9] 0.04
Informative support (Reference = yes)     
 No 0.6 [0.4;0.9] 0.04 0.9 [0.5;1.4] 0.6
Hypertension (Reference = yes)     
 No 1.5 [0.9;2.6] 0.08 2.1 [1.1;3.6] 0.009
Charlson Comorbidity Index (Reference= > 5 comorbidities)
 1–2 comorbidities 0.2 [1.06;5.3] 0.03 0.9 [0.3;2.1] 0.8
 3–4 comorbidities 1.7 [1.1;2.6] 0.01 1.2 [0.7;2.01] 0.4
  1. Abbreviations: Reference No Internet access, *OR Odds Ratio, *CI Confidence Interval