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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 4, Issue 3, Part E (2018)

A study on the effectiveness of IEC package on knowledge regarding adverse effects of excessive usage of mobile phones among young adult (Females) of Shimla nursing college, Annandale, Shimla

Author(s)
Ritika Soni, Kanika, Kiran, Manisha, Mitika, Meena, Monika Chauhan, Monika Bhardwaj, Monika Kanwar, Navneeta and Neha
Abstract
There is increase in the mobile phone subscription from 12.4 million to 6 billion, penetrating about 87% of the global population and reaching the bottom of the economic pyramid. Excessive use of mobile phone leads to abnormal behavior which causes negative consequences to its users. It causes various side effects like teen tendonitis, increased stress, social disconnection etc. The objective of the study is to assess the existing knowledge of excessive use of mobile phone among young adults (females) and the effectiveness of IEC package and after the administration of IEC package other one is to compare the knowledge of excessive use of mobile phone among young adult (females) of B.Sc. (N) 2nd year or 3rd year (40 students) of Shimla Nursing College, Annandale, Shimla. Quantitative Research approach is used with pre experimental one group pre-test and post-test design and samples are selected by non-probability convenient sampling technique. The result of study shows the pre-test mean knowledge score of pre-experimental group is 16.2 and of post-test is 22.65. ‘t’ test value of pre-experimental group is 9.08 which is considered to be significant of knowledge. So improvement happens in knowledge regarding excessive use of mobile phone among young adult (females).
Pages: 324-328  |  325 Views  10 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Ritika Soni, Kanika, Kiran, Manisha, Mitika, Meena, Monika Chauhan, Monika Bhardwaj, Monika Kanwar, Navneeta and Neha. A study on the effectiveness of IEC package on knowledge regarding adverse effects of excessive usage of mobile phones among young adult (Females) of Shimla nursing college, Annandale, Shimla. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(3): 324-328.
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