Volume No. :   5

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2017

ISSN Print :  2347-8640

ISSN Online :  2454-2660


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Assessment of Smartphone Addiction among Undergraduate Students of Sumandeep Vidyapeeth, Vadodara



Address:   Ms. Axi V. Patel1, Ms. Axita P. Patel1, Ms. Dhruvisha V. Patel1, Ms. Dhvani M. Patel1, Ms. Dhvani R. Patel1, Mrs. Janki B. Patel2, Mr. Suresh V3
1Sumandeep Nursing College, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth, Piparia, Vadodara
2Asst. Professor of Mental Health Nursing, Sumandeep Nursing College, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth, Piparia, Vadodara
3Head of Department Mental Health Nursing, Sumandeep Nursing College, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth, Piparia, Vadodara
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2454-2660.2017.00004.7

ABSTRACT:
The study was conducted for Assessment of Smartphone Addiction among Undergraduate Students of Sumandeep Vidyapeeth, Vadodara. The study was conducted at the selected departments of Sumandeep Vidyapeeth like nursing department, pharmacy department, physiotherapy department, dental department and MBBS department. The sample size is 200 undergraduate students, from selected departments of Sumandeep Vidyapeeth who fulfill the inclusive criteria. Non probability, quota sampling technique technique was used .The research tool was developed in English. Modified Smartphone addiction scale (Self-structured checklist) will be used for the assessment of smartphone addiction among Undergraduate Students of Sumandeep Vidyapeeth Vadodara. The finding show that level of smart phone addiction among undergraduate students of Sumandeep Vidyapeeth is 1.0% are strongly addicted, 31.5% are moderately addicted, and 61.0% are less addicted, 6.5% have No addiction. The association between smart phone addictions and selected socio demographic variables was done by Chi Square formula. There is no significant association between smart phone addiction score and selected demographic variables with 0.05 level of significant except age in years and how frequently you use your smartphone of sample’s P calculated value is greater than 0.05 level of significance.
KEYWORDS:
Assessment, smartphone addiction, undergraduate students.
Cite:
Axi V. Patel, Axita P. Patel, Dhruvisha V. Patel, Dhvani M. Patel, Dhvani R. Patel, Janki B. Patel, Suresh V. Assessment of Smartphone Addiction among Undergraduate Students of Sumandeep Vidyapeeth, Vadodara. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2017; 5(1): 16-18.
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