Jyoti Shukla, Harindarjeet Goyal, Mitali Biswas
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Jyoti Shukla1, Harindarjeet Goyal2, Mitali Biswas3
1Nursing Officer, Kalawati Saran Children Hospital, New Delhi, India.
2Former Principal, Rajkumari Amrit Kaur College of Nursing, New Delhi, India.
3Assistant Professor, Rajkumari Amrit Kaur College of Nursing, New Delhi, India.
Volume - 11,
Issue - 4,
Year - 2023
Internet Addiction (IA) has been recognized as a global concern that can lead to sedentary lifestyles and a decline in physical fitness. Digital eye strain, pain in the upper body parts, obesity, insomnia, anxiety, and depression are health problems commonly reported among internet users. There is more requirement for internet use among students owing to their educational or research needs. There is an urgent need to sensitize students about the health hazards due to IA and ways to prevent them. Thecurrent studyevaluates the effectiveness of educational intervention on the prevention of health problems due to internet addiction and to find out the association of post-test knowledge and practice score with selected demographic variables Quantitative Experimental research with one group Pre-test, and Post-test design was conducted at PGDAV College, New Delhi among 54 college students using total enumeration sampling. The t-value (18.39) and (14.76) between pre-test and post-test knowledge and practice scores were statistically significant at 0.05 level of significance. In the current study, the educational intervention was effective in enhancing the knowledge and practice expressed on the prevention of health problems due to internet addiction. A significant association was found between post-test knowledge scores and the academic year. However, no significant association was found between post-test practice scores and selected variables.
Cite this article:
Jyoti Shukla, Harindarjeet Goyal, Mitali Biswas. Effectiveness of an Educational Intervention on Prevention of health problems due to Internet addiction among students of selected college of New Delhi. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 11(4):309-4. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2023.00070
Jyoti Shukla, Harindarjeet Goyal, Mitali Biswas. Effectiveness of an Educational Intervention on Prevention of health problems due to Internet addiction among students of selected college of New Delhi. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 11(4):309-4. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2023.00070 Available on: https://ijneronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-11-4-9
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