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Table 2 The association between respondents’ age and the type of social media usage

From: The use of social media for professional purposes among dentists in Saudi Arabia

Type of social media Age group in years p value*
 < 35 years  ≥ 35 years
n (%) n (%)
Twitter 154 (67.2) 67 (49.6) 0.001*
WhatsApp 221 (96.5) 128 (94.8) 0.3
Facebook 17 (7.4) 32 (23.7) 0.001*
Instagram 140 (61.1) 52 (38.5) 0.001*
YouTube 132 (57.6) 66 (48.9) 0.065
LinkedIn 9 (3.9) 5 (3.7) 0.577
Snapchat 187 (81.7) 50 (37) 0.001*
  1. *Significant at p = 0.05