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Table 2B - Independent Samples Tests

Variable Description Age N Mean Std. Deviation Sig. (2-tailed) Any sig. Difference?
TV1 Sitcom Young 73 4.34 0.93 0.02 Yes
Old 114 3.97 1.12
TV2 Sports Young 71 3.31 1.42 0.35 No
Old 109 3.50 1.32
TV3 Drama Young 74 3.43 1.23 0.70 No
Old 113 3.50 1.01
TV4 Historical Young 69 2.90 1.29 0.01 Yes
Old 111 3.39 1.15
TV5 True-Life Story Young 69 3.16 1.22 0.77 No
Old 109 3.21 1.12
TV6 MTV/VH-1 Young 72 3.44 1.03 0.00 Yes
Old 109 2.54 1.19
TV7 News Young 74 3.31 1.01 0.00 Yes
Old 114 3.82 1.01
TV8 Soaps Young 66 2.42 1.41 0.00 Yes
Old 93 1.78 1.17
TV9 Talk Shows Young 70 2.96 1.36 0.00 Yes
Old 109 2.40 1.14
TV10 Science, PBS Young 69 2.78 1.38 0.00 Yes
Old 111 3.58 1.12
TV11 Cartoons Young 72 2.99 1.27 0.04 Yes
Old 109 2.60 1.25
TV12 Sci-Fi Young 66 2.97 1.40 0.48 No
Old 111 3.12 1.31
TV13 Movie Channels Young 73 4.29 0.94 0.00 Yes
Old 110 3.75 1.07