Over 10 percent of 3rd-yr junior high students spend 4 hours on smartphones
Jiji Press -- Aug 26
A government survey has revealed that nearly half of third graders at junior high schools in Japan spend one hour or more per day using smartphones, with over 10 pct spending four hours or more.

The survey was the first by the education ministry that asked about the length of time spent on mobile phone use.

The survey also found that over half of sixth graders at elementary schools have mobile phones.

全国学力テストの結果、スマートフォンなどの携帯電話を長時間使う子どもほど平均正答­率が低いことが分かりました。 文部科学省の学力テストは、小学6年生と中学3年生が対象です。
News sources: Jiji Press, ANNnewsCH
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