Penggunaan Smartphone Berpengaruh Terhadap Gejala Computer Vision Syndrome

Smartphone's Usage Affects Computer Vision Syndrome Symptoms

  • Sofia Apriyanti Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Mulawarman
  • Endang Sawitri Laboratorium Fisiologi, Fakultas Kedokteran, Universitas Mulawarman
  • Nur Khoma Fatmawati Laboratorium Ilmu Penyakit Mata, Fakultas Kedokteran, Universitas Mulawarman
Keywords: Duration, Viewing Distance, Computer Vision Syndrome, Smartphone

Abstract

Smartphones which are very useful in human life can cause health related problem due to excessive and improper use. The improper duration and distance when using smartphone will cause symptoms of Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). This study used a cross – sectional approach with an observational analytic research design to determine the relationship between duration and distance of smartphone's usage with the symptoms of CVS in students of the Faculty of Medicine, Mulawarman University, Samarinda. Sources of research data in this study is primary data obtained through questionnaires with a Google form. The sample in this research is students of Faculty of Medicine, Mulawarman University, which amounted to 177 students consisting of Study Programs of Medicine, Dentistry, and D-3 Nursing. Bivariate analysis was done using Chi – Square test. The results of the research showed that many students of the Faculty of Medicine, Mulawarman University, Samarinda experienced symptoms of CVS (82.5%), the symptoms of CVS is experienced by many students (73,4%) who use a smartphone with duration of  ≥ 4 hours / day (p = 0.000) and 59.9% viewing distance of < 29,2 cm (p = 0.001). It was concluded that there is a relationship between the duration and distance of smartphone’s usage with the symptoms of CVS in students of the Faculty of Medicine, Mulawarman University, Samarinda

Key Words : Duration, Viewing Distance, Computer Vision Syndrome, Smartphone

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Published
2021-10-31
How to Cite
Apriyanti, S., Sawitri, E., & Fatmawati, N. K. (2021). Penggunaan Smartphone Berpengaruh Terhadap Gejala Computer Vision Syndrome. Jurnal Sains Dan Kesehatan, 3(5), 673-678. https://doi.org/10.25026/jsk.v3i5.571