Comparing the Mobile-phone Overuse by Gender and School Levels

성별과 학교급에 따른 휴대전화 과다사용의 차이

  • Yoon, Mi-Sun (Dep. of Teaching Education, Dankook University)
  • 윤미선 (단국대학교 교직교육과)
  • Received : 2016.11.29
  • Accepted : 2017.01.20
  • Published : 2017.01.28


The purpose of this study is to investigate the differences of the mobile phone overuse by gender and school levels. For this study, 565 middle and high school students in Gyeonggi province answered the self-report survey, 253 students were extracted as an overuse group, and the data were analyzed by one-way MANOVA. The results showed that 'daily disturbance' was a common major factor in gender and school level difference and 'school life disturbance', 'with draw' and 'tolerance' were added in school level difference. Based on the results, this study suggested users' characteristics such as gender and school level should be taken into prevention and treatment of mobile phone overuse.


Mobile phone;Cellular phone;Smartphone;Overuse;Overdependence;Addiction


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