The Association of the Use of Electronic Media with Primary Headache in Students of the Faculty of Medicine, BaiturrahMah University Class 2017

Dian Ayu Hamama Pitra, Risqi, Anita Darmayanti
2022 International Journal Of Medical Science And Clinical Invention  
The use of multimedia-based electronics during this Covid pandemic is the right solution fordistance learning. Electronic media that are generally known by the public are cellphones and laptops/computers, and television which are communication media that use electromechanical power. Aims: To find the association between the use of electronic media with primary headaches in students of the Faculty of Medicine, Baiturrahmah University class 2017. Method: This research was an observational
more » ... study with a cross-sectional design. The sample of this study was the 2017 class of students who met the inclusion criteria and exclusion criteria—sampling using a non-random sampling method, namely consecutive selection. Data collection was done by distributing questionnaires. Results: In this study, the gender of the respondents, who were primarily women, was 50 people (72.5%). Respondents who experienced migraine headaches were 13 people (18.8%), and Tension-Type Headachewas 56 people (81.2%). This study showed no significant association between the use of cellphones and primary headaches in terms of frequency, duration, length of possession, position, and brightness (p>0.05). Likewise, for the use of laptops/computers, there was no significant association with primary headaches in terms of frequency, duration, length of stay, position, and brightness (p>0.05). Furthermore, there was no significant association with primary headaches for television use in terms of frequency, duration, length of stay, and position. Conclusion: There is no significant association between the use of electronic media with primary headache.
doi:10.18535/ijmsci/v9i03.05 fatcat:iysk5peftfdtpge57n5i3mhkem