GENDER DIFFERENCES IN THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SELF-ESTEEM AND INTERNET ADDICTION : A STUDY AMONG UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

NURUL NAJWA, A RAMLI (2020) GENDER DIFFERENCES IN THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SELF-ESTEEM AND INTERNET ADDICTION : A STUDY AMONG UNIVERSITY STUDENTS. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to study gender differences in the relationship between selfesteem and internet addiction among university students. The relationship between gender towards self-esteem and internet addiction were also explained. The data was collected from 111 undergraduate final year students at a faculty in a university in Kota Samarahan. In this study, quantitative approach is applied to examine the relationship between variables. A cross-sectional study methodology was used to study the gender difference in the relationship between self-esteem and internet addiction and obtain the information from collecting the data through convenience sampling method. Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) was used to analyse the data. In this study, descriptive statistics is used to determine the demographic profile of students. Other than that, independent t-test is used to find the relationship between gender and internet addiction, and self-esteem. Pearson correlation is used to find the relationship between self-esteem and internet addiction. The gender shows there is no significant relationship between self-esteem and internet addiction. However, there is a significant relationship between self-esteem and internet addiction.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (BSc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2020.
Uncontrolled Keywords: study gender, selfesteem, internet addiction, cross-sectional study, independent t-test, undergraduate final year students .
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2020 08:11
Last Modified: 24 Nov 2020 08:11
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/32948

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