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Teenage use of mobile devices during the night

The survey found:

  • Almost half (45%) of students admit they check their mobile device after going to bed. Of those:
  • A quarter (23%) check their mobile device more than 10 times a night
  • A quarter (25%) spend more than an hour on their mobile device after going to bed (just over 11% of the whole)
  • A third (32%) of these students’ parents are not aware that they check their mobile device after going to bed
  • Almost all (94%) of these students are on social media after going to bed
  • 75% are listening to music after going to bed
  • Over half (57%) are watching films
  • 70% of boys are playing games after going to bed
  • 10% of students said they’d feel stressed about missing out if they didn’t check their mobile device before going to sleep
  • 38% of students said they’d be curious to know what’s happening if they didn’t check their mobile device before going to sleep