Author(s): Nithya Sara James, Princy S, Priya Samson, Reshma Sara Shaji, Shilpa S, Sheeja S

Email(s): priyasamson747@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00024   

Address: Nithya Sara James1, Princy S1, Priya Samson1, Reshma Sara Shaji1, Shilpa S1, Sheeja S2
1Fourth Year BSc Nursing Students, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam.
2HOD, Community Health Nursing, Bishop Benziger College of Nursing, Kollam.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 12,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2022


ABSTRACT:
The research work undertook was "A descriptive study to assess the knowledge of mothers regarding mobile phone use and mobile phone addiction among middle school children at Kollam“. The objective of the study was to assess the knowledge of mothers of middle school children and to find out the association between knowledge regarding mobile phone use and mobile phone addiction among middle school children and selected demographic variables such as age of mother, number of child, age of child, gender of child, education of mother, occupation of mother, monthly income, type of family. A quantitative approach was used with Non- probability convenient sampling method. The Sample consists of 60 mothers of children between 5 to 18 years residing at Kollam. The data collected by using self- structured questionnaire. The tool was found to be reliable (0.8). The study result shows that there was significant association between gender of child, education of mother, monthly income of family, type of family among mothers of middle school children (calculated value >tabulated value) at 0.05 level of significance. There is no significant association between age of mother, number of children, age of children and occupation of mother. Based on the findings the investigators have drawn implication which were of vital concerns in the field of nursing practice, nursing administration and nursing education for future development.


Cite this article:
Nithya Sara James, Princy S, Priya Samson, Reshma Sara Shaji, Shilpa S, Sheeja S. A descriptive study to assess the knowledge of Mother’s regarding mobile phone use and mobile phone addiction among middle school children at Kollam. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 12(1):114-8. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00024

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Nithya Sara James, Princy S, Priya Samson, Reshma Sara Shaji, Shilpa S, Sheeja S. A descriptive study to assess the knowledge of Mother’s regarding mobile phone use and mobile phone addiction among middle school children at Kollam. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 12(1):114-8. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00024   Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-12-1-24


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