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A Study on the Health and Non Health Related Major University Students on Smartphone Addiction and the Correlation with Oral Health Behavior
Int J Clin Prev Dent 2018;14(4):222-227
Published online December 31, 2018;  https://doi.org/10.15236/ijcpd.2018.14.4.222
© 2018 Korean Academy of Preventive Dentistry.

Jung Yoo Jang

Academic Education Center, Andong Science College, Andong, Korea
Correspondence to: Jung Yoo Jang
Academic Education Center, Andong Science College, 189 Seoseon-gil, Seohu-myeon, Andong 36616, Korea. Tel: +82-54-851-3729, Fax: +82-54-582-9908, E-mail: jjyjoan0307@naver.com
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5276-805X
Received December 12, 2018; Revised December 19, 2018; Accepted December 19, 2018.
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0) which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Abstract
Objective: The university students of the four universities located in the Gyeongbuk province district were studied to confirm the correlation between smartphone addiction and oral health behavior.
Methods: The target audience was a total of 587 people, and from April 18, 2017 until June 10, 2017, collected data using individual questionnaire methods and analyzed using the IBM SPSS WIN 24.0 program.
Results: Smartphone addiction was high in health related major, and oral health behaviors were high in non health related major. And the first grade students who smoke and drinking showed a high correlation between smartphone addiction and oral health behavior.
Conclusion: It is possible to confirm the correlation between smartphone addiction of university students and oral health behaviors, and the smartphone guideline and appropriate oral health education program are required.
Keywords : addiction, health related major, non health related major, oral health behavior, smartphone


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