International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Survey Paper | Dentistry | India | Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020

How Common is the Computer Vision Syndrome among College Students

John Rozar Raj. B | Dr. Preetha. S

Abstract: This study was done to estimate how common is the computer vision syndrome among college students. A cross sectional study was conducted among the college students studying courses in Chennai. The inclusion criteria was all the students who were using computer for more than a month before the study was started. A questionnaire with 13 questions was prepared. It was given to the students who participated in the study by the author. A total of 200 college students were included in the study based on the inclusion criteria out of which 168 (84 %) were UG students, 13 (6.5 %) were PG students, 11 (5.5 %) were Diploma students and 8 (4 %) were PHD students.83 students (41.5 %) were aware about Computer vision syndrome while 117 students (58.5 %) were not aware of it. Various results of other questions were represented in the form of pie charts. The present study reveals that almost all the students are affected by any one symptoms of computer vision syndrome. Those students who use computer continuously for more hours were at a higher risk of developing Computer vision syndrome when compared to students who spend less hours and take frequent breaks.

Keywords: Awareness, Computer, Digital, Devices, Syndrome, Vision

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020,

Pages: 143 - 147

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