A STUDY ON ASSESMENT OF IMPACT OF MOBILE PHONES ON INCIDENCE AND PREVALENCE OF STRESS RELATED SLEEP DISORDERS AMONG YOUNG ADULTS.

  • M. Manasa Rekha
  • Dr. Rinku Mathappan
Keywords: Sleep Disorders, Mobile Phones, Prism Graph Pad Software, Prospective, Observational Study, Young Adults.

Abstract

The Present Study is involved in assessment of impact of Mobile Phones on incidence and prevalence of stress related Sleep Disorders among young adults it is a Prospective, Observational interventional  Study which was conducted for a period of 4 months (from October 2019 to January 2020) and was conducted among 200 Young Adults (Students), R.T Nagar area, Bangalore, Karnataka, India. All the required data for the Statistical Analysis of present study was collected from people by using data collection forms that are filled after thorough personal interviews. People with and aging above 15 years and below 35 years and are Maximum addicted to mobile usage.The People who are willing to participate in the Present Study and aging above 15 years and below 35 years who are Maximum addicted to Mobile Phone usage. Microsoft excel was used to record and calculate the data of Recruited Subjects in the present study and mean while Descriptive Statistics like Mean, Standard Deviations were used. P-Value was calculated by using Prism Graph Pad Software. A total of 200 patients were selected for the study, in which 121 (60.5%) subjects were males remaining 79 (39.5) of patients were females. Age group in between 15-20; 12 subjects were found to be addicted for less than 10 hours, 28 subjects were found to be addicted stating for 10-15 hrs, 16 subjects were found to be addicted stating for 15-20 hrs. Age group in between 21-25; 5 subjects were found to be addicted for less than 10 hours, 9 subjects were found to be addicted stating for 10-15 hrs, 11 subjects were found to be addicted stating for 15-20 hrs. Age group in between 26-30; 5 subjects were found to be addicted for less than 10 hours, 7 subjects were found to be addicted stating for 10-15 hrs, 10 subjects were found to be addicted stating for 15-20 hrs. Age group in between 31-35; 9 subjects were found to be addicted for less than 10 hours, 7 subjects were found to be addicted stating for 10-15 hrs, 2 subjects were found to be addicted stating for 15-20 hrs. Age group in between 15-20; 2 subjects were found to be addicted for less than 10 hours, 9 subjects were found to be addicted stating for 10-15 hrs, 12 subjects were found to be addicted stating for 15-20 hrs. Age group in between 21-25; 8 subjects were found to be addicted for less than 10 hours, 6 subjects were found to be addicted stating for 10-15 hrs, 16 subjects were found to be addicted stating for 15-20 hrs. Age group in between 26-30; 3 subjects were found to be addicted for less than 10 hours, 5 subjects were found to be addicted stating for 10-15 hrs, 7 subjects were found to be addicted stating for 15-20 hrs. Age group in between 31-35; 4 subjects were found to be addicted for less than 10 hours, 3 subjects were found to be addicted stating for 10-15 hrs, 4 subjects were found to be addicted stating for 15-20 hrs. Incidence and Prevalence of different types of Disorders among both Male and Female Populations stating that 32 subjects with percentage of 16 are reported with Obstructive sleep apnea, 16 subjects with percentage of 8 are reported with Upper airway resistance syndrome, 26 subjects with percentage of 13 are reported with Periodic limb movement disorder, 29 subjects with percentage of 14.5 are reported with Restless leg syndrome, 25 subjects with percentage of 12.5 are reported with Narcolepsy, 30 subjects with percentage of 15 are reported with REM Sleep Behavior Disorder, 42 subjects with percentage of 21 are reported with Insomnia. The Present Study clearly concludes that Mobile Phone addictions are leading to different types of Sleep Disorders.

Author Biography

Dr. Rinku Mathappan

M.Pharm, Ph-D, Principal &Professor, Department of Pharmacognosy, Gautham College of Pharmacy, R.T Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

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Published
2020-06-27
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Rekha, M. M., & Dr. Rinku Mathappan. (2020). A STUDY ON ASSESMENT OF IMPACT OF MOBILE PHONES ON INCIDENCE AND PREVALENCE OF STRESS RELATED SLEEP DISORDERS AMONG YOUNG ADULTS. Mintage Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Sciences (ISSN: 2320-3315). Retrieved from http://mjpms.in/index.php/mjpms/article/view/507
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