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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2017, Volume : 5, Issue : 1
First page : ( 16) Last page : ( 18)
Print ISSN : 2347-8640. Online ISSN : 2454-2660.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2660.2017.00004.7

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

Ms. Patel Axi V.1, Ms. Patel Axita P.1, Ms. Patel Dhruvisha V.1, Ms. Patel Dhvani M.1, Ms. Patel Dhvani R.1, Mrs. Patel Janki B.2, 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 Email: anitakosepeter@gmail.com; vasini71@rediffmail.com

Online published on 26 April, 2017.

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.

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Keywords

Assessment, smartphone addiction, undergraduate students.

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