FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH COMPLAINTS OF COMPUTER VISION SYNDROME (CVS) AT INFORMATICS ENGINEERING STUDENTS, UNIVERSITY OF MUHAMMADIYAH PROF. DR. HAMKA
Keywords:Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS), Computer, Laptop, Informatics Engineering
Computers/laptops are needed for learning and working media for young children of productive age with university level education in order to balance their mobility. However, long-term use of a computer or laptop can cause eyes problems, one of which is Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). This study aims to determine the factors associated with Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) complaints in Informatics Engineering students, University of Muhammadiyah Prof. DR. HAMKA South Jakarta in 2022.
This research is a quantitative study with a Cross Sectional study design. Sampling technique uses Quota Sampling method with 150 respondents. Data collection was carried out using an online questionnaire in the form of google. The analysis used is univariate analysis and bivariate analysis.
The results showed that respondents who had positive CVS symptoms (70.7%) with the most complaints were tired and strained eyes (77.3%). The Chi Square test between risk factors and CVS obtained results, gender (P = 0.725), the use of glasses (P = 0.011), duration of exposure to computer/laptop screens (P < 0.0001), taking eyes breaks (P = 0.002), distance between eyes and computer/laptop screen (P = 0.049), and body position when using a computer/laptop (P = 0.006).
The significantly related risk factors to CVS were the use of glasses, duration of exposure to computer/laptop screens, taking eyes breaks, distance between eyes and computer/laptop screen, and body position when using a computer/laptop. Whereas gender is not associated with CVS complaints.
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