Mobile phone adult

Duration: 15min 33sec Views: 463 Submitted: 24.06.2020
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Background: The few studies that have investigated the relationship between mobile phone use and sleep have mainly been conducted among children and adolescents. In adults, very little is known about mobile phone usage in bed our after lights out. This cross-sectional study set out to examine the association between bedtime mobile phone use and sleep among adults. Methods: A sample of Flemish adults years old participated in a survey about electronic media use and sleep habits.

Adults who access the internet with a mobile phone Australia 2019 by frequency

Bedtime mobile phone use and sleep in adults

Metrics details. Because of the quick development and widespread use of mobile phones, and their vast effect on communication and interactions, it is important to study possible negative health effects of mobile phone exposure. The overall aim of this study was to investigate whether there are associations between psychosocial aspects of mobile phone use and mental health symptoms in a prospective cohort of young adults. Mobile phone exposure variables included frequency of use, but also more qualitative variables: demands on availability, perceived stressfulness of accessibility, being awakened at night by the mobile phone, and personal overuse of the mobile phone. Mental health outcomes included current stress, sleep disorders, and symptoms of depression. Prevalence ratios PRs were calculated for cross-sectional and prospective associations between exposure variables and mental health outcomes for men and women separately. There were cross-sectional associations between high compared to low mobile phone use and stress, sleep disturbances, and symptoms of depression for the men and women.

Bedtime mobile phone use and sleep in adults

In seven of these countries, half or more now use smartphones — and smartphone use is especially common among younger and more educated groups. Meanwhile, access to tablets or computers is rarer. Ownership is lowest in Venezuela, India and the Philippines, but even in these countries about seven-in-ten adults own a mobile device. Sharing tends to be more common among adults with lower levels of education. Across these 11 countries, mobile phone ownership as distinct from phone sharing tends to vary by several demographic traits, including educational attainment, gender and age.
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