Mansour K Alzahrani

Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, Majmaah University, Al-Majmaah, 11952, Saudi Arabia


  • Research   
    A Study of Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Children in the Elementary School about Using Smart Devices in Majmaah, KSA
    Author(s): Mansour K Alzahrani*

    Introduction: Smart devices usage has increased among children recently. Young children are using smart devices anytime and anywhere, especially with the invention of smart phones and the replacement of desktop computers with digital tablets. With the rapid improvement advancement in smart devices, there is an explosion of electronic media games/education packages directed at preschool children in many societies. Methodology: This cross-sectional study dealing with the knowledge, attitude, and practices of children in elementary school about using smart devices was conducted in Majmaah city, Saudi Arabia. The data was collected from 231 participants aged between 7-12 years using a close ended self-administered questionnaire. Results: Majority of the participants 176 (76.2%) were using smart devices for playing but very few 10 (4.3%) were using them to help studying. Majority of the pa.. Read More»

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