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International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing
International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing
2021, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part C
A study to assess the effectiveness of information booklet for enhancing awareness regarding prevention of hazardous effects of smartphones, among the smartphone users of selected colleges of Indore city

Vinaya Vijayan

Background: A research was conducted among Smartphone Users of selected colleges of Indore city. Total 60 Smartphone Users were selected using simple random sampling (lottery method). Pre-experimental one group pre-test and one group post-test design was used for the study. Total mean score secured by the Smartphone Users in pre-test was 14.31 on a scale of 1-60. The mean post–test awareness score was 20.31, which was higher than mean pre-test awareness score. Thus the findings depicted that Smartphone Users had lack of awareness regarding prevention of hazardous effects of Smartphone. The study involved prepration of Information Booklet regarding prevention of hazardous effects of smartphone. Information Booklet is an effective way of delivering awareness to Smartphone Users. The fastest spread of Smatphone usage is a subject of several polemics interms of adverse health effects such as headaches and memory loss.
Aim: Attracting public attention towards hazardous effects of smartphones and increasing awareness in prevention of hazardous effects of Smartphone.
Research design: Pre-experimental one group pre-test post-test research design.
Samples and sample size: 60 Smartphone Users of selected colleges of Indore city.
Result: The total mean score secured by the Smartphone Users in pre-test was 14.31 on a scale of 1-60. The mean post-test awareness score was 20.31, which was higher than mean pre- test awareness score. The statistical paired ‘t’ test computed was ‘t’59= 9.53 which is highly significant at P≤ 0.001 at degree of freedom 59.
Conclusion: After the detailed analysis, this study leads to the following conclusions:
The overall mean of pre-test scores on awareness of prevention of hazardous effects of smartphone was found to be 14.31, which indicates that the Smartphone Users had lack of awareness regarding prevention of hazardous effects of Smartphone. The above results clearly indicate that the proposed Null Hypothesis H0 is rejected and research hypothesis H1 is accepted.
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How to cite this article:
Vinaya Vijayan. A study to assess the effectiveness of information booklet for enhancing awareness regarding prevention of hazardous effects of smartphones, among the smartphone users of selected colleges of Indore city. Int J Adv Res Nurs 2021;4(1):157-158.
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