medical students at 5 universities
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Conclusion (acc. to author)
Half of the students reported a poor level of sleep quality and 68% of them reported an unhealthy general health status. Overall, 21 out of 450 students (4,6%) were overusers of mobile phones. An association between the excessive use of mobile phones and the total score and the four subscales of general health (somaticsymptoms, social dysfunction, anxiety, and severe depression) and the quality of sleep was observed. Furthermore, the quality of sleep has a simultaneous effect on each of the four scales of the general health.
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Cho YM et al.
A follow-up study of the association between mobile phone use and symptoms of ill health.