A convergence study the association between addictive smart phone use, dry eye syndrome, upper extremity pain and depression among college students

일 지역 대학생의 스마트 폰 중독사용과 안구건조증, 상지통증 및 우울간의 관계에 대한 융합 연구

  • Received : 2016.11.04
  • Accepted : 2017.01.20
  • Published : 2017.01.28


This study was to identify the correlation between dry eye syndrome, upper extremity pain, depression and addictive smart phone use among college students. Data were collected from 286 college students using a self-report questionnaire. 15.0% of participants have an addictive smart phone use. There were significant differences by dry eye syndrome(t=-4.38, p<.001), neck pain(t=-2.60, p<.05) and depression(t=-4.15, p<.001) according to the addictive smart phone use. Dry eye syndrome(r=.332, p<.001), neck pain(r=.143, p<.05), hand pain(r=.138, p<.05) and depression(r=.402, p<.001) were positively related to addictive smart phone use. Strategies to diminish depression, and to prevent dry eye syndrome and neck pain in college students will be an important intervention component to prevent addictive smart phone use and health problems in future studies.

본 연구는 스마트 폰 중독사용과 안구건조증, 상지통증 및 우울 간의 관계를 조사하기 위하여 일 지역 대학교에 재학 중인 학부 학생 286명을 대상으로 자가보고 설문지를 사용하여 자료를 수집하였다. 수집한 자료는 SPSS Statistics 22.0을 이용하여 서술통계, $x^2-test$, t-test, ANOVA, Scheffe test 및 Pearson correlation coefficient 로 분석하였다. 대학생의 15%가 스마트 폰 중독사용으로 나타났고 스마트 폰 중독 사용군은 정상 사용군에 비해 안구건조증(t=-4.38, p<.001), 목 통증(t=-2.60, p<.05) 및 우울(t=-4.15, p<.001)이 유의하게 높았다. 스마트 폰 중독사용은 안구건조증(r=.332, p<.001), 목 통증(r=.143, p<.05), 손 통증(r=.138, p<.05) 및 우울(r=.402, p<.001)간에 유의한 상관관계가 있었다. 따라서 대학생의 올바른 스마트 폰 사용을 위한 정기적인 보건교육의 실시와 스마트 폰 중독사용과 이로 인한 건강문제를 예방하기 위한 중재 전략을 개발하는데 있어 우울을 감소시키고 목 통증과 안구건조증을 예방할 수 있는 방안을 고려할 필요가 있다.



Supported by : 세명대학교


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