A Study to Assess the Level of Knowledge on Ill Effects of Mobile Usage among Adolescents in Selected College at Kancheepuram District, Tamilnadu, India

Authors

  • Renuga S1 , Alfred Sam D1 , Dinesh.J, Keerthi.G1 , Parasuraman P1 , Vijay S1 , N.Thivya2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1456

Keywords:

Knowledge, attitude, ill effects, prevention

Abstract

Mobile phone is a device used to communicate verbally all over the world who are not near to us, it is

common in adolescents. Mobile phone became more and more a tool in our daily life.Therefore a study was

done to assess the knowledge on ill effects of mobile usage among students at selected college,Kanchipuram

district, Tamilnadu, India. Was undertaken with the objectives: to assess the knowledge on ill effects of

mobile usage among students and to associate the knowledge on ill effects of mobile usage with selected

demographic variables. Non experimental - Descriptive research study was conducted. The study sample

consisted of total 55 adolescents. Data was analyzed by inferential statistics and presented through tables

and figures. Findings revealed that Variables like, number of mobile phone is found to be significant. The

number of students having moderate knowledge were 28(51%), inadequate knowledge was 20(36%) and

adequate knowledge was 7(13%). Mean value 4.8 and standard deviation (SD) 1.6 are as follows.

Author Biography

Renuga S1 , Alfred Sam D1 , Dinesh.J, Keerthi.G1 , Parasuraman P1 , Vijay S1 , N.Thivya2

1B.Sc. (Nursing) IV year Students, 2 Assistant Professor, Chettinad College of Nursing, Chettinad Academy of

Research and Education, Kelambakkam, Kanchipuram dist. Tamilnadu.

Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

Renuga S1 , Alfred Sam D1 , Dinesh.J, Keerthi.G1 , Parasuraman P1 , Vijay S1 , N.Thivya2. (2020). A Study to Assess the Level of Knowledge on Ill Effects of Mobile Usage among Adolescents in Selected College at Kancheepuram District, Tamilnadu, India. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 550-552. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1456