An official of the Busan Metropolitan City Office of Education said excessive use of Internet and smart phones by students has significantly decreased in the city.
The education office conducted a survey from March 24 to May 15 on students from third grade in elementary school to seniors in high school, asking questions on time spent using the Internet and smart phones.
The statistics revealed that 3.73 percent of students in Busan use the Internet excessively, lower than the average of 6.86 percent for students across the country.
Students with extreme smart phone usage stood at 6.5 percent, compared to the 13.21 percent for all students in South Korea.
Source: Busan eFM News
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