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At 25 % of Spaniards at the age from 18 till 64 years signs of Internet dependence

are revealed At 25 % of Spaniards at the age from 18 till 64 years signs of Internet dependenceAccording to the research which has been carried out by the Organization of consumers and users of Spain (Organizacion de consumidores y usuarios), 25 % of Spaniards at the age from 18 till 64 years are subject to Internet dependence, and 26 % declared that their private life strongly depends on the mobile phone.

Full results of research about risks of dependence on smartphones and computers were published in dekabrksky issue of the OCU-Salud magazine.

In the report to be said that on the average, Spaniards use the phone or there are in the Internet about five hours in day. Within a week, in working hours, 17 hours while, during free time from work, on use of phone 22 hours leave use phone, on the average.
The majority of Spaniards uses Internet access via phone for reading e-mail, information search in a network and social networks. 85 % of Spaniards are registered at least in one social network, and 78 % of respondents, have smartphones.

More than a half of respondents consider that their work and private life "very" strongly depends on the mobile phone. 65 % of users admitted that holds the mobile phone always near itself.

More than 1900 people took part in research across all Spain. Their answers allowed to estimate use of the Internet, mobile phones and to find risk factors and accustomings to them.