Investigation of High School Students’ Internet Addiction inThe Light of Various Variables

2016-12-01
Gezgin, Deniz Mertkan
he aim of this study was to investigate high school students’ level of internet addiction and to determine internet addiction level according to various variables. The study was designed utilizing a survey model. The participants of the study were 501 high school students randomly selected from different socio-economical districts, i.e., Selcuk district in Izmir and Central district in Edirne within the 2015-2016 academic year. Data were obtained through Internet Addiction Scale. Descriptive statistics utilizing Mann-Whitney and Kruskal-Wallis H tests were used for data analysis. The findings revealed low levels of Internet addiction for high school students along with the potential risk of Internet addiction. Furthermore, the differences between internet addiction level and grade level, mother's education level, smart phone ownership and mobile internet access were found to be statistically significant.
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D. M. Gezgin, “Investigation of High School Students’ Internet Addiction inThe Light of Various Variables,” 00, 2016, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/80346.