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A very high number of interview participants expressed the view that negative impacts outweighing positive purposes with teenagers’ mobile phone usage.
You will recognise the author's and publishers rights and give due acknowledgement where appropriate. Mobile phones and teenagers: Impact, consequences and concerns - parents/caregivers perspectives.Literature has provided in-depth evidence of the uses, advantages, disadvantages, impact, consequences and concerns about the use of mobile phones.They also find that they are compulsory as they are used as safety devices especially in emergencies.Voice and text features are considered as the basic required facilities in teenagers’ mobile phones by PACG.115 PACG completed the questionnaires through survey and 07 participants from the survey sample were interviewed (one from each ethnic group).
Results: Teenagers possessing mobile phone/s were 96.5% (n=111).
Conclusion: Parents/caregivers of this study express both positive and negative impact towards teenagers’ mobile phone usage.
On a positive note, PACG perceive that mobile phones are very useful devices for communication and co-ordination of activities.
PACG mainly perceive that educating teenagers (on consequences and tackling issues) and providing mobile phones to teenagers from the age of 14 years (the legal age to stay home unsupervised and mature enough) will help in ameliorating the negative impacts.
In addition, PACG support to ban using mobile phones while driving. This digital work is protected by the Copyright Act 1994 (New Zealand).
Background: It is a common sight - cell phones (mobile phones) in the hands of people, especially teenagers.