Title: IMPACT OF USE OF ELECTRONIC DEVICES ON THE LIFESTYLE OF
SCHOOL STUDENTS IN NAVI MUMBAI
Authors: Suparna Deepak
Department of Biotechnology, Pillai College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Panvel.
MLA 8 Deepak, Suparna. "IMPACT OF USE OF ELECTRONIC DEVICES ON THE LIFESTYLE OF SCHOOL STUDENTS IN NAVI MUMBAI." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 3, no. 8, Aug. 2018, pp. 3850-3856, ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=267. Accessed Aug. 2018.
APA Deepak, S. (2018, August). IMPACT OF USE OF ELECTRONIC DEVICES ON THE LIFESTYLE OF SCHOOL STUDENTS IN NAVI MUMBAI. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 3(8), 3850-3856. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=267
Chicago Deepak, Suparna. "IMPACT OF USE OF ELECTRONIC DEVICES ON THE LIFESTYLE OF SCHOOL STUDENTS IN NAVI MUMBAI." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 3, no. 8 (August 2018), 3850-3856. Accessed August, 2018. ijsser.org/more2018.php?id=267.
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Abstract: Technological advances have led to many inventions like TV, computers, mobiles, tablet, Ipads,
play stations and many more that fascinates both younger and elderly population. This
fascination leads to addictive usage of electronic devices which overrides the daily activities
especially in young adolescents. This study was done as a cross sectional study during Jan 2015
with the objectives of assessing the over usage of electronic devices and its effects among school
going adolescent population from different randomly selected areas in Navi Mumbai. Data
collection was done using the preformed predetermined questionnaire by personal interview,
after getting informed consent from the participants and ensuring them about strict
confidentiality about their identity. This research study aimed to determine and identify all the
possible positive and negative effects of using electronic devices to the lifestyle and study habits
of school students. The results of this study are interim wherein, total of 551 were studied in
which the mean age of the study population was 11 years with the range of 5 to 15 years,
majority (64%) of them were males. The gathered data and results confirmed that using
electronic device is a factor that distracts or steals away the attention and focus of students. The
over usage of electronic devices led to academic hindrance and health problems like headache,
sleep disturbances and fatigue, etc. Our study had explored that preventing excessive use of the
electronic devices will reduce most of the physical and psychosocial health problems.
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