The Description of Sleep Disorder In Nursing Students At Padjadjaran University Who Experience Smartphone Addiction

  • Atika Salma Azzahra Nursing Faculty, Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia
  • Ati Surya Mediawati Nursing Faculty, Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia
  • Nur Oktavia Hidayati Nursing Faculty, Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia


Background: Sleep disorders can be experienced by college students, including nursing students. Nursing students are prospective professional nurses, if they experience sleep disorders it is feared that it will have a negative impact during lectures and health services that will be provided when becoming a nurse later. Purpose: This study aims to determine the description of sleep disorders in nursing students at Padjadjaran University who experience smartphone addiction. Methods: The method used in this research was quantitative descriptive method. The population in this research was the nursing students of Padjadjaran University, with a total of 668 respondents using purposive sampling technique, obtained a total sample of 400 respondents. The instrument used in this study was the Sleep Disorders Symptom Checklist-17 (SDS-CL-17). The data obtained were analyzed using univariate analysis with results presented in  percentage. Results: The result of this study showed that the majority of respondents (99.8%) experienced sleep disorders. Based on the sleep disorders category, the majority of respondents experienced circadian rhythmic sleep-wake disorder (91.8%) and parasomnia (76%), while less than half of the respondents also experienced insomnia (46.2%), narcolepsy (45.8 %), sleep-related movement disorders (36.2%) and obstructive sleep apnea (30.8%) and experienced two or more sleep disorders (89%). Conclusion: The high incidence of sleep disorders indicated the need for preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative solutions for nursing students to reduce the impact that can be caused in the future.

Author Biographies

Ati Surya Mediawati, Nursing Faculty, Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia

Departemen Keperawatan Dasar

Nur Oktavia Hidayati, Nursing Faculty, Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia

Departemen Keperawatan Komunitas


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How to Cite
AZZAHRA, Atika Salma; MEDIAWATI, Ati Surya; HIDAYATI, Nur Oktavia. The Description of Sleep Disorder In Nursing Students At Padjadjaran University Who Experience Smartphone Addiction. NurseLine Journal, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 2, p. 137-144, nov. 2021. ISSN 2541-464X. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 30 june 2022. doi:

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