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A Descriptive Study to Assess Prevalence of Smartphone Addiction and Text Neck Syndrome among Undergraduate Students in Selected Colleges at Perinthalmanna with a View to Prepare a Self-Instructional Module

Author(s) Amritha K P, Sisira A S, Sreelakshmi B, Sreelakshmi M P, Vismaya K S, Sulaikha Thasni, Varna E V
Country India
Abstract The study conducted to assess the prevalence of Smartphone Addiction and Text Neck Syndrome among under graduate students in selected college of Perinthalmanna with a view to prepare a self-instruction module. The objectives are to assess the prevalence of Smartphone Addiction and Text Neck Syndrome, to determine the correlation between Smartphone Addiction and Text Neck and to determine the association between prevalence of Smartphone Addiction and Text Neck Syndrome with selected demographic variables. Non-experimental descriptive research design was used for the study . The study was conducted in Al Shifa College of Paramedical science and Al Shifa College of Arts and Science Perinthalmanna among 100 undergraduate students selected using quota sampling. Smartphone Addiction Short Version Scale and Neck Disability Index was used for data collection. The study concluded that 62.88% (22) male and 30.7% (20) of female students were addicted to Smartphone , 25.7 %(9) of male and 49.2% (32) of female students were in high risk and remaining 11.42 %(4) male and 20%(13) females students having no risk of Smartphone Addiction .Neck Disability Index result shows that 47%(47) have mild disability 42% (42) having no disability and remaining 11 % (11) have moderate disability of Text Neck Syndrome. The result of the study shows that there is a perfect positive correlation between Smartphone Addiction and Text Neck Syndrome.
Keywords Smartphone Addiction, Text Neck Syndrome, Undergraduate students
Field Medical / Pharmacy
Published In Volume 6, Issue 1, January-February 2024
Published On 2024-02-10
Cite This A Descriptive Study to Assess Prevalence of Smartphone Addiction and Text Neck Syndrome among Undergraduate Students in Selected Colleges at Perinthalmanna with a View to Prepare a Self-Instructional Module - Amritha K P, Sisira A S, Sreelakshmi B, Sreelakshmi M P, Vismaya K S, Sulaikha Thasni, Varna E V - IJFMR Volume 6, Issue 1, January-February 2024. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i01.13265
DOI https://doi.org/10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i01.13265
Short DOI https://doi.org/gthqn8

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