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An analysis of young people's use of and attitudes toward cell phones

Kumiko Aoki, Edward J Downes
2003 Telematics and informatics  
The findings suggest people have various feelings and attitudes toward cell phone usage. This study serves as a foundation on which future studies will be built.  ...  The degree to which the individuals are dependent on the cell phones and what they view as the negatives of their utilization are also examined.  ...  Conclusion Even within such an ostensibly homogeneous group of cell phone users--i.e., college students who are studying communication--there are five distinct groups in terms of their attitudes toward  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0736-5853(03)00018-2 fatcat:3zgxruhxufbkvgq7uitudl25rm

No Time For Reading, Addicted To Scrolling: The Relationship Between Smartphone Addiction And Reading Attitudes of Turkish Youth

Esra Çizmeci
2017 Intermedia International e-journal  
However, today, most of the youth see reading books as a tiring activity to do, and it is an undeniable fact that, especially young peoples' leisure times are occupied by smartphone technology which provides  ...  Through implementing the survey method on 344 young participants, this study found that although females seem to have more positive attitudes towards book reading, smartphone addiction of youth does not  ...  Therefore, it was significant to search and see if addictive use of smartphones has any impact on young people's attitudes towards book reading.  ... 
doi:10.21645/intermedia.2017.37 fatcat:qhh5kgmnnjharciso4d7aewrh4

Empirical Study of Knowledge, Attitude and Practice towards to Radiation Health Hazards of Cell Phone: a Case Study on Medical Science Students

Marzieh Abbassinia, Mohsen Aliabadi, Safoora Karimi, Ebrahim Darvishi
2020 Iranian Journal of Health, Safety and Environment  
The cell phone has become an essential part of life, however, in developing countries, knowledge and awareness of users about its adverse health effects have not enough increased.  ...  This study aimed to develop a questionnaire to investigate knowledge, attitude and practice regarding health hazards of the cell phone among college students.  ...  CONFLICT OF INTEREST The authors declare that they have no competing interest. AUTHORS' CONTRIBUTIONS All authors participated in all stages of the study and contributed equally.  ... 
doaj:ebe5c94c40bc4efbbc884210d7f1235a fatcat:gxwnr2r6ivahxamd74vmhj46aq

Page 428 of Communication Abstracts Vol. 27, Issue 3 [page]

2004 Communication Abstracts  
The cost for implementing the model is outlined in the paper. 1009 Aoki, K. and Downes, E. J. An analysis of young people’s use of and attitudes toward cell phones.  ...  The findings suggest people have various feel- ings and attitudes toward cell phone usage. This study serves as a foundation on which future studies will be built. 1010 Celdran, D.  ... 

University Students' Attitudes towards Cell Phone Learning Environment

Wafa' N. Muhanna, Awatif M. Abu-Al-Sha'r
2009 International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies  
This study aims at investigating Jordanian university undergraduate and graduate students' attitudes towards the learning environment where cell phones are used as learning tools in classroom.  ...  The study comprised two independent variables, level and gender, as covariates. The findings indicate that undergraduates are more favorable to cell phone environment than graduate students.  ...  towards the use of cell phones.  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijim.v3i4.1068 fatcat:lyt7phi67naw5o5h7ktlyh5ofu

Growing Up in Technological Worlds: How Modern Technologies Shape the Everyday Lives of Young People

Claus J. Tully
2003 Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society  
The significance of technology in young people's everyday lives remains largely unexplored.  ...  As they make use of technical artifacts, the everyday lives of young people change, as does their perception of society, because it is through the artifacts that relationships with others are organized  ...  Attitudes have changed, and young people now say, "We're taking the car" and decide appointments on the cell phone while they're driving. . . .  ... 
doi:10.1177/0270467603260812 fatcat:uflx6ykdwnh25feekbemw27k6e

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2016 Risk Analysis  
The second set of letters focuses on a paper by Richard Young and Christopher Schreiner that found that hands-free cell phone devices substantially reduce the risk of cell phone related automobile accidents  ...  Furthermore, perceived benefits (but not perceived risks) influenced the interaction of competence-based trust and organizational position on people's attitudes toward CCS.  ... 
doi:10.1111/risk.2009.29.issue-8 fatcat:wof6ysmjvfhgfdr6yphpwcyhja

Pattern of Use, Awareness of Health Hazards, And Effect on Family Relationships among Saudi Blackberry Users

Hanem F. Mohamed
2017 IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science  
A strategy to assess perception and attitude are critical to increase people's awareness about effective use of such devices.  ...  Assessment of health hazards associated with the addiction of BB use is helpful toward building positive attitudes and improving the health of the Saudi population.  ...  Aoki and Downes (2003) used qualitative and quantitative approaches to study young adults' attitudes towards cell phones.  ... 
doi:10.9790/1959-0602028187 fatcat:bxaxqb4cifgspppco3tuh7v4g4

Uses and Attitudes of Young People Toward Technology and Mobile Telephony

Josep Valor, Sandra Sieber
2003 Social Science Research Network  
Abstract This paper aims at showing how young people are developing new and innovative ways of interacting using technology.  ...  We have conducted an empirical study in which we first analyze the existence of differences in technology adoption, acquisition, and usage of technology and mobile telephony between young people in general  ...  Therefore, it seems that the Internet is more an information seeking tool and does not fundamentally affect young people's learning attitudes.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.459222 fatcat:mbwlxxccfvgw3kme6iq667y6ye

The legacy of an intervention: Exploring teenage walking school bus 'graduates' mobilities in Auckland

Robin Kearns, Alexandra Boyle, Christina R. Ergler
2012 Sites a journal of social anthropology and cultural studies  
transport choices' which they derived from a critical analysis of 16 studies of young people's views: culture of car use (cars as convenient, cool, and integral to adult life); fear and dislike of local  ...  contact with a cell phone.  ... 
doi:10.11157/sites-vol9iss1id190 fatcat:hfgfeivmuffuzercjkjib5hf3m

An innovative approach to using both cellphones and the radio to identify young people's sexual concerns in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

Gabriel Vodiena Nsakala, Yves Coppieters, Patrick Kalambayi Kayembe
2014 Archives of Public Health  
As teenagers have easy access to both radio programs and cell phones, the current study used these tools so that young people could anonymously identify questions about sex and other related concerns in  ...  This focused on 14 to 24 old young people using phone calls on a radio program raising concerns related to sexuality.  ...  Acknowledgement We are very thankful to the Management Team of B-one FM radio as their partnership helped us completing this investigation.  ... 
doi:10.1186/2049-3258-72-21 pmid:25089197 pmcid:PMC4118317 fatcat:sj5oh44vmbgctmucyo4t2eltru

Psychosocial factors associated with the self-reported frequency of cell phone use while driving in Iran

Amir Hossein Kalantari, Seyedeh Monavar Yazdi, Tetiana Hill, Abolfazl Mohammadzadeh Moghaddam, Esmaeel Ayati, Mark J M Sullman
2021 PLoS ONE  
using a cell phone, were strongly associated with the frequency of cell phone use while driving.  ...  Despite extensive research investigating the risks associated with cell phone use while driving, social media campaigns to raise public awareness and a number of laws banning phone use while driving, this  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank Kiana Modaresahmadi and Mahdi Gerami for data collection. Author Contributions  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0249827 pmid:33882099 pmcid:PMC8059850 fatcat:weqxohmtdbbjxgzf56pvedoq24

Psychometric Properties of an Instrument That Measures Adolescent Attitudes Towards Electronic Waste Management

Yois Pascuas-Rengifo, Jesus Alfonso Beltran-Sanchez, Bernardo Emilio García-Quiroga
2021 Revista de Psicología  
The objective of this study is to determine the psychometric properties of an instrument that measures adolescent attitudes towards the management of electronic waste.  ...  A validation of content and construct supported by the application of exploratory and confirmatory factorial analysis was performed.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors convey their gratitude to the young people, their parents and the schools for their collaboration to make possible this publication; additionally, a special mention to the experts  ... 
doi:10.18800/psico.202101.006 fatcat:mt3fhtks7za67mhkahcrkrd3ci

Consumer Attitudes toward SMS Advertising among Jordanian Users

Abdulraheem M. Ahmad Zabadi, Mohammad Shura, E. A. Elsayed
2012 International Journal of Marketing Studies  
The analysis is based on a consumer survey. For this purpose a quota sample of 130 cellular phone users in Jordan has been interviewed.  ...  The underlying paper discusses its relevance and investigates antecedents of consumer attitudes towards SMS advertising via mobile devices and variables influencing it.  ...  communication function of their cell phones and are experienced with the usage of cell phones and, more specifically, the SMS function.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ijms.v4n1p77 fatcat:j2w4gcuylnbshjwo2mopuqcevy

A Study on: Attitude of Indian Customers towards Smartphones of Android and Windows Version

Prasad S
2016 Journal of Accounting & Marketing  
analysis by using the questionnaire of sample size 400 technical and non-technical students and executives in India.  ...  A customer attitude model is being developed through the variable taken as service quality, service value and service involvement is being designed and validated through the empirical method of factor  ...  [26] aims at investigating students' attitudes towards the learning environment where cell phones are used as learning tools in classroom and also reveals that cell phone has more influence on male  ... 
doi:10.4172/2168-9601.1000167 fatcat:pex726qix5ccflcljjye4hh7fa
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