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Table 2 Comparisons of the three counseling channels with regard to media features

From: The potential of Second Life for university counseling: a comparative approach examining media features and counseling problems

  Comparison Mean differences (I-J) SE p value 95% confidence interval
Channel (I) Channel (J) Lower Upper
Anonymity Traditional Internet − 3.69* .16 .000 − 4.25 − 3.13
SL − 3.86* .16 .000 − 4.45 − 3.30
Internet SL − 0.17 .16 .557 − 0.73 0.39
Choice of appearance Traditional Internet 1.91* .20 .000 1.21 2.61
SL − 1.41* .20 .000 − 2.10 − 0.71
Internet SL − 3.32* .20 .000 − 4.01 − 2.62
Choice of counselors Traditional Internet 0.11 .17 .808 − 0.50 0.73
SL − 1.69* .17 .000 − 2.30 − 1.07
Internet SL − 1.80* .17 .000 − 2.42 − 1.19
Interactivity Traditional Internet 5.17* .14 .000 4.68 5.65
SL 2.95* .14 .000 2.46 3.44
Internet SL − 2.22* .14 .000 − 2.70 − 1.73
Convenience in time Traditional Internet − 3.01* .14 .000 − 3.49 − 2.53
SL − 3.10* .14 .000 − 3.58 − 2.61
Internet SL − 0.08 .14 .826 − 0.57 .40
Convenience in place Traditional Internet − 3.07* .14 .000 − 3.57 − 2.57
SL − 3.49* .14 .000 −3.99 −2.99
Internet SL − 0.42 .14 .011 − 0.92 .078
Privacy of counseling site Traditional Internet − 1.02* .16 .000 − 1.59 − 4.53
SL − 1.56* .16 .000 − 2.13 − 1.00
Internet SL − .54 .16 .003 − 1.11 .02
Diversity of counseling sites Traditional Internet − 0.94* .16 .000 − 1.50 − 0.38
SL − 3.13* .16 .000 − 3.69 − 2.56
Internet SL − 2.19* .16 .000 − 2.75 − 1.63
Availability of counseling objects Traditional Internet 2.01* .18 .000 1.38 2.63
SL − 0.69* .18 .001 − 1.31 0-.06
Internet SL − 2.69* .18 .000 − 3.32 − 2.06
  1. Note: p values have been adjusted with the Bonferroni method
  2. *p < .05