By running a simple descriptive statistics analysis it was found that male

# By running a simple descriptive statistics analysis

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By running a simple descriptive statistics analysis, it was found that male participants take an average of 7 selfies and post an average of 1.4 selfies per week. On the other hand, female participants were found to take an average of 8.5 selfies and post an average of 1.4 selfies per week. Figure 1 . Gender Identity of the Current Survey Participants (%) (N = 365) 48% 52% Male Female
24 Age of the Current Survey Participants The age of the students who participated in the study varied from 18 years to 24 years, and the number of students who belonged to this age group is presented in Table 2. Of the 365 participants, 52.8% of participants were 18 years old, 21.1% of participants were 19 years old, 14.8% of participants were 20 years old, 6.6% of participants were 21 years old, 2.2% of participants were 22 years old, 1.6% of participants were 23 years old, and 0.82% of participants were 24 years old. The analysis of the age group of the participants indicated that most of the participants (89%) were in the age group between 18 - 20 years. Only 11% of the participants were found to be in the age group between 21 - 24 years. Figure 2 presents the graphical representation of the number of student participants in each age. To determine whether or not a significant relationship exists between the age of participants and the number of selfies they take and the number of selfies they post, the researcher ran a regression statistical analysis. The results indicate that there is no significant relationship between the age of participants and the number of selfies they take (p = 0.05), neither between the age of participants and the number of selfies they post (p = 0.06). The average number of selfies each age group take and post per week is represented in Table 1.
25 Table 1 Average of Selfies Taken and Posted by Age Age Average of Selfies Taken Average of Selfies Posted 18 10 2 19 5 1 20 6 0.4 21 7 1 22 3 0.4 23 9 2 24 3 0.3 Figure 2 . Age of the Current Survey Participants (%) (N = 365) 52.88 21.10 14.79 6.58 2.19 1.64 0.82 0.00 10.00 20.00 30.00 40.00 50.00 60.00 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
26 Ethnicity Origin of the Current Survey Participants Figure 3 presents the ethnicity origin of the students who participated in the survey. The results indicated that about 70% of the participants were Whites/Caucasians, 20% were Blacks/African Americans, 3% were Asians/Pacific Islanders, 3% were Hispanic/Latino, 0.82% were American Indians and 0.54% were Middle Eastern, 2% were of other ethnicity origin and 0.82% preferred not to answer the question. Figure 3 . Ethnicity Origin of the Current Survey Participants (%) (N = 365) School Year of the Current Survey Participants The school year of the 365 undergraduate students who participated in the survey is presented in Figure 4. The results indicated that majority of the participants were freshmen (62%), 21% were sophomores, 13% were juniors, and 4% were seniors. 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian or Pacific Islander Black or African American Hispanic or Latino Middle Eastern Other (please specify) Prefer not to answer White / Caucasian
27 Figure 4 . School Year of the Current Survey Participants (%) (N = 365) Self-esteem Level of the Participants The average self-esteem level of the participants was analyzed. The results indicated

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