A STUDY TO ASSESS THE KNOWLEDGE REGARDING COMPUTER VISION SYNDROME AND ITS PREVENTION AMONG COLLEGIATE STUDENTS ATTENDING ONLINE CLASSES DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC, AT SELECTED COLLEGES IN CHENNAI, TAMILNADU
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 7, Pages 6159-6163
AbstractPurpose: The aim of this study was to assess the level of knowledge regarding computer vision syndrome and its prevention among collegiate students attending online classes during COVID-19 pandemic. Methods: The online electronic survey form was prepared on the Google app. The collegiatestudents were asked to respond to the questions asked, which had 2 part, part 1 consist of socio demographic variables, part 2 consist of questions related to CVS and its prevention. Total number of 100 samples were participated in this study, their responses were recorded in google sheet. The analysis have done by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: Onehundred college students responded to the questionnaire. The minimum score out of 20 was two and maximum score was 15, the mean value is 8.12, SD was 2.520. Out of 100 sample, approximately 25 percentage of collegiatestudents alone had more than 50% of knowledge on CVS and its prevention, the majority of 75 percentage of college students had less than 50% of knowledge on CVS and its prevention. The most common digital device used were smartphones (n = 86, 86%). Conclusion: Majority of the collegiate students do not have even 50% of knowledge about CVS and its prevention.
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