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Vol. 12, Issue 1 (2023)

Prevalence of visual problems and associated ergonomic factors among students

Author(s):
Dabhi Maya, Surabhi Singh and Thakkar Neha
Abstract:
India turned out to be the country with world’s second largest internet using population. Electronic gadgets have been playing a vital role in our daily life. It is very hard for us to imagine one day without computers and mobile phones. Present study was conducted in Sardarkrushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural University at Sardarkrushinagar campus and aimed to assess the visual health problems along with associated ergonomic risk factors amongst students. A representative sample of 150 university students was selected randomly from Sardarkrushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural University. Demographic profile of students, duration of digital screen exposure, posture, lighting, types of gadget used by students, viewing distance and resolution of screen were selected as independent variables, whereas, visual health problems of students as dependent variables. An interview schedule was formed which comprised questions related to demographic profile and prevalence of visual problems amongst university students. Data was collected through personal interview technique. Statistical analysis was done by calculating percentage, frequency and correlation coefficient.
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How to cite this article:
Dabhi Maya, Surabhi Singh, Thakkar Neha. Prevalence of visual problems and associated ergonomic factors among students. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(1):551-556.

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