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Table 3 Correlations between loneliness scores and IWMS-S, LSNS-6, and K6

From: Loneliness among mothers raising children under the age of 3 years and predictors with special reference to the use of SNS: a community-based cross-sectional study

  Number Percent Mean SD Spearman* p value
Internal Working Model (secure type) 509   20.6 5.5 −0.52 < 0.001
LSNS-6 family 521   8.8 2.7 −0.33 < 0.001
LSNS-6 friends 518   7.1 3.3 −0.43 < 0.001
LSNS-6 mom friends 521   5.0 3.9 −0.32 < 0.001
LSNS-6 SNS 513   6.5 4.8 −0.33 < 0.001
K6 511   3.3 3.5 0.28 < 0.001
 -4 363 71.0%     
 5–12 139 27.2%     
 13- 9 1.8%     
  1. SD, Standard deviation
  2. IWMS, Internal Working Model Scale
  3. LSNS-6, abbreviated version of the Lubben Social Network Scale
  4. *Spearman’s rank correlation coefficient (ρ)