USING SMARTPHONE BEFORE SLEEPING AMONG DAWADMI CITIZENS IN SAUDI ARABIA
Marzouq A obari*, Abdulaziz Sulaiman Al-Ali and Sanjay Deshwali
Background: The research is focused on growing problem. The problem is the effect that the Smartphone cause on eyes and on your sleep and the effect in visual pathway. The problem is related to Ophthalmology & neurology science. The gap we hope to cover that to give information based on real research, and give some warnings about the Smartphone light. Many people using Smartphone every day, some of them don't know the consequences of it. The expected number of Smartphone users in Saudi Arabia in 2020 according to STATISIA it going to be 25.3 Million users. If there any effect even if it was one effect, it will affect the 25 Millions. Methods: online survey was made. In total 340 citizens (158 females and 182 males where included in the study). Participant where divided into the following groups: Smartphone users between 10 to 20 age (n=36, 10.6%), Smartphone users between 20-30(n=130, 38.2%) Smartphone users between 30-40 (n=127, 37.4%) Smartphone users more than 40 years (n=51, 15%). All participants were Smartphone users. (n=4, 1.2%) was not using Smartphone before sleeping, (n=336, 98.8%) was using Smartphone before sleeping. Result: The findings revealed that the Smartphone users before sleeping in low light area where at higher confusion and (n=206, 60.6%) were having pain in their eyes. Were (n=142, 41.8%) felling the need of sleeping again in the morning and have more fatigue and tiredness than normal.(n=125,36.8%) were felling confused and having redness in eyes in the morning. Conclusion: The study result showed 4 sample of 340 was not using Smartphone before sleeping. 336 using Smartphone before sleeping and developing physical and eyes issues with time.
Keywords: Smartphone, Sleeping, Survey.
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