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ABSTRACT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 89

Poster Presentation: AB No: 106: The Prevalence of Neck Pain among Adolescents and Yound Adults due to Increased Screen Use during COVID -19 Lockdown – A Descriptive, Cross Section Study


MGM Medical College, Indore

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DOI: 10.4103/2456-7787.361068

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Background: Since the use of smart phones, laptops etc. has increased recently, their impact on people individual’s health is not well established. Smartphone use had been remarkably increased during the COVID-19 lockdown due to different unexplained reasons.It is important and critical to examine and rule out the presence, absence or the magnitude of this impact, especially among young people and adolescents. Relevance: To find out the prevalence of neck pain among adolescents and young adults and its correlation with the duration of screen use. Study Design: A descriptive, cross sectional study. Settings: online platformMethods: This cross-sectional study was conducted using an online google survey form, which was distributed through social media to 300 participants to find out the prevalence of neck pain among younger population and its relationship with screen use. Results: Our study showed that the mean age of the study population having neck pain associated with screen use is 24 year. More of the female than male subjects reported neck pain.The prevalence of pain increased with increase in duration of screen use. Conclusion: The research sample reported that people use of electronic devices showed a close association with neck pain and the more the people spends time using an electronic device the greater is the complaint of neck pain. We found that there is a positive correlation between long time screen use and neck pain.


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