Factors Influencing Subjective Happiness Index of Health behavior, Smart phone addiction, Suicidal Ideation among College students

건강행태, 스마트폰중독 및 자살생각지수가 주관적 행복지수에 미치는 영향

  • Received : 2013.08.13
  • Accepted : 2013.10.20
  • Published : 2013.10.28


This study was conducted to identify factors related to subjective happiness Index and by analyzing students, health behavior, smart phone addiction, suicidal Ideation, and in order to develop appropriate measure tp prevent suicide among university students. Methods: From November 19, 2012 until December 14, 2012, 300 college students from one of the iniversities located at K city were surveyed. Data were analyzed using with SPSS window 18.0. Results: The mean score for college students' subjective happiness Index was 4.58 on a scale of 7. There were significant differences on the Subjective happiness Index for the following areas: sex, parental survival & living and household monthly income. There was a negative correlation among the subjective happiness Index, smart phone addiction, suicidal Ideation. Conclusion: Results indicate that factors influencing Subjective happiness are smart phone addiction, suicidal ideation. We suggest that need to establish policies providing family support, smartphone addiction prevention program suicide prevention program to improve a level of happiness.


Subjective happiness Index;Suicidal Ideation;Smart phone addiction;Health behavior;College students

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