The Relationship among Smartphone Addiction, Lack of Sleep and Sleeping Hours of University Students

대학생의 스마트폰중독, 수면부족, 수면시간과의 관계

  • Received : 2019.09.10
  • Accepted : 2019.10.20
  • Published : 2019.10.28


This study is a descriptive research on the relationship among smartphone addiction, lack of sleep and sleeping hours of undergraduates. The subjects include 280 students enrolled in G university and data were collected from Sep. 6 to Oct. 10, 2018. On average, each score of smartphone addiction, sleeping hours and lack of sleep was $34.79{\pm}7.6$, $6.43{\pm}1.34$ and $10.14{\pm}3.14$ respectively. Smartphone addition had a significantly positive correlation with lack of sleep(r=.277, p<0.01) and a positive correlation with its sub-areas, such as disability in daily life(r=.269, p<0.01), virtual(r=.151, p<0.01), withdrawal(r=.303, p<0.01), tolerance(r=.184, p<0.01). The education and counselling for preventing undergraduates from smartphone addiction and further studies on them are required.


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