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Effect of Internet Addiction on Life Quality of Future Healthcare Professionals [Zeynep Kamil Med J]
Zeynep Kamil Med J. 2017; 48(2): 50-55

Effect of Internet Addiction on Life Quality of Future Healthcare Professionals

Nilgün Ulutaşdemir1, Esra Verim2, Emine Bakır1, Esma Deniz3
1City Council, Gaziantep
2Gaziantep University Faculty of Health Sciences, Gaziantep
3Private Academy Hospital, Gaziantep

INTRODUCTION: This study, It is planned for purposes to assess the impact of internet addiction onto life quality of future health professionals.

METHODS: Material and Methods: Students studying for a private university department of health (296 people) created the universe of descriptive study of the type in January 2015. In the surveyed, 286 students who in school and agreed to participate in the study has been sampling. The research data; was collected with the implementation of the survey consists of Internet Addiction Scale (IAS) questions with socio-demographic characteristics and factors affecting internet usage. Data analysis was performed using t-test, single direction variance and correlation analysis.

RESULTS: Results: Students covered in the survey, 61.9% were female students and the mean age was 19.97±1.03. 22.1% of students uses internet 20 hours or more per week. Within the scope of the research students’ IAS point average was 30.77±15.70.

DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION: Conclusion: The health professionals are average internet user.

Keywords: internet, health professionals, quality of life

Nilgün Ulutaşdemir, Esra Verim, Emine Bakır, Esma Deniz. Effect of Internet Addiction on Life Quality of Future Healthcare Professionals. Zeynep Kamil Med J. 2017; 48(2): 50-55

Corresponding Author: Nilgün Ulutaşdemir, Türkiye
Manuscript Language: English
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