Table 2: Problematic and pathological internet use: comparison of the clinical sample with a sample of nonreferred youth (school sample).

Clinical sample ()School sample ()Cohen’s value value
MeanSDMeanSD

CIUS14.7813.7511.158.00.326.43<0.001

%%Odds Ratio95% CI

Problematic internet use28.8%11.0%3.92.3–6.3<0.001
Pathological internet use20.7%3.4%7.03.7–13.3<0.001