Internet Addiction and Estimation Procedure, Among Computer and Medical Professional Students: A Cross Sectional Study Odisha, India
International Journal of Biomedical Materials Research
Volume 4, Issue 1, August 2016, Pages: 1-5
Received: Apr. 11, 2016; Accepted: May 6, 2016; Published: Aug. 17, 2016
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Bulu Mahanty, Department of Community Medicine, Hi-tech Medical College & Hospital, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
Gopabandhu Mishra, P. G. Department of Statistics, Utkal University Vanivihar, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
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This paper is about the Estimation of internet addiction of MCA Students & Medical Students of Hi-tech medical college & hospital at Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. It has transformed academic landscape Research over the last decade has identified Internet addiction as a new and often unrecognized clinical disorder that impact a user’s ability to control online use to the extent that it can cause relational, occupational, and social problems. A total of 100 study participants were selected. Probability sampling technique of cluster sample of two cluster &a cross-sectional study of the students of Master in computer Application 50 Students & Hi-tech medical college & hospital 50 students were scored using a questionnaire to determine the number of hours they spend on the use of internet and also the purpose for which they use internet & its risk factors, estimation of future trends. From the result most of them are internet addicted 69.61% are mild addiction but most of MCA students are severe (75 out of 100 scores) addicted but most of Medical Students are mild addicted (63 out of 100 scores). Higher the score range the greater the level of internet addiction, risk factors are higher. Further it was observe through the advance statistical analysis pair t test for impact of internet addiction & Estimation procedure apply by linear Regression analysis for predict the future internet addiction show that a significant among MCA & Medical Students for internet addiction & are having high risk factors for health, family, friends, psychological, angry etc. have positive impact. The study showed that more than 70% of students are mild addiction out of which MCA students are severe risk than the medical students. For 47% of the students reason for surfing is nonacademic work i.e. personal out of which 9% are others like Porn & Online Purchasing, Online movies, etc. Thus it is essential to orient the students on using internet for their studies for better career and life.
Internet Addiction, Risk Factor, Paired t Test, Linear Regression, SPSS 22.0
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Bulu Mahanty, Gopabandhu Mishra, Internet Addiction and Estimation Procedure, Among Computer and Medical Professional Students: A Cross Sectional Study Odisha, India, International Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. Vol. 4, No. 1, 2016, pp. 1-5. doi: 10.11648/j.ijbmr.20160401.11
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