Author(s): Ann Maria Kurian, Anumol Joseph, Ashili Chacko, Jeenamol Thomas, Karthika T. Ravikumar, Parvathy VS, Anajo Jose, Greeshma M., Joseena SVM

Email(s): anajojose31@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/2349-2996.2021.00073.2   

Address: Ms. Ann Maria Kurian, Ms. Anumol Joseph, Ms. Ashili Chacko, Ms. Jeenamol Thomas, Ms. Karthika T. Ravikumar, Ms. Parvathy VS1, Mrs. Anajo Jose2, Mrs. Greeshma M.3, Sr. Dr. Joseena SVM4
13rd Year B.Sc Nursing Students, Little Lourdes College of Nursing, Kottayam, Kerala.
2Assistant Professor, Little Lourdes College of Nursing, Kottayam, Kerala.
3Lecturer, Little Lourdes College of Nursing, Kottayam, Kerala.
4Principal, Little Lourdes College of Nursing, Kottayam, Kerala.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
“A study to assess social media addiction among college students in a selected college Kottayam,” conducted by the 3rd year B.Sc nursing students of Little Lourdes College of Nursing. The sample consists of 60 college students selected by convenient sampling technique. It was a descriptive survey with quantitative approach. A modified social media app addiction rating scale consist of 30 descriptive phrases used to rate the response from respondents and questionnaire to collect socio demographic variables. Rating score at median level considered as moderate users, above median level considered as dependent users and below median level considered as non dependent users. The major findings of the study revealed that 41.7% were dependent users, 50% were non dependent users and 8.3% were moderate users. The present study revealed that dependent users were on border line.


Cite this article:
Ann Maria Kurian, Anumol Joseph, Ashili Chacko, Jeenamol Thomas, Karthika T. Ravikumar, Parvathy VS, Anajo Jose, Greeshma M., Joseena SVM. A Study to Assess the Social Media Addiction among College students in a selected College, Kottayam. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(2):302-304. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2021.00073.2

Cite(Electronic):
Ann Maria Kurian, Anumol Joseph, Ashili Chacko, Jeenamol Thomas, Karthika T. Ravikumar, Parvathy VS, Anajo Jose, Greeshma M., Joseena SVM. A Study to Assess the Social Media Addiction among College students in a selected College, Kottayam. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(2):302-304. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2021.00073.2   Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-11-2-33


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