Analysis of Smart Phone Addiction among Adolescents in Terms of Various Variables
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The objective of this study was to evaluate smart phone addiction among adolescent individuals in terms of certain variables. Sampling of the research consists of 200 high school students (93 boys, 107 girls) who were studying in Istanbul and between age range of 13-18. This research was carried out with descriptive research model. Smart Phone Addiction Scale for Adolescents, which had been developed by Akın (2007) and is a single dimension measuring instrument consisting of 10 items, was utilized in data collection. Reliability and validity studies of Turkish form of the scale were conducted by Akın, Altundağ, Turan and Akın (2014). Cronbach Alpha internal consistency reliability coefficient was found .88 in the scale. "T test" and variance analysis were used in data evaluation. As a result of this evaluation, it was not found a significant difference between adolescent individuals' smart phone addiction level and their sex, their perception of satisfaction with their own physical appearance, age, parents' attitudes, income level and perception of academic success.
SourceThe International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities Invention
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