Retraction of: Scientific Reports https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-66798-w, published online 06 February 2020
The Editors have retracted this Article.
After publication serious concerns were raised that the results described in the Article, in particular the outcomes of statistical analyses, are internally inconsistent and that some results are mathematically impossible. Independent post-publication peer review has confirmed that there are numerous anomalies in the data which undermine the results and conclusions.
F. A. Etindele Sosso, D. J. Kuss, C. Vandelanotte, J. L. Jasso-Medrano, M. E. Husain, G. Curcio, D. Papadopoulos, A. Aseem, P. Bhati, G. D’Aurizio, H. Mansouri, T. Khoury, M. Campbell and A. J. Toth agree with the retraction. F. Lopez-Rosales and J. Ramon Becerra have not responded to any correspondence from the Editors about this retraction.
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Sosso, F.A.E., Kuss, D.J., Vandelanotte, C. et al. Retraction Note: Insomnia, sleepiness, anxiety and depression among different types of gamers in African countries. Sci Rep 10, 9256 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-66798-w