Six out of every 100 fourth graders are addicted to the Internet to the point that they need counseling or treatment,abercrombie france, and 15 percent of primary and secondary students have received messages tempting them into the sex trade during online chat. This is the result of surveys released by the Ministry for Health,supra shoes, Welfare and Family Affairs on Monday.
According to data submitted by the ministry to Grand National Party lawmaker Chung Mi-kyung of the National Assembly's Health,polo ralph lauren, Welfare and Family Affairs Committee, 413 or 15.6 percent of 2,christian louboutin uk,653 children and juveniles surveyed said they had received messages tempting them into the sex trade during online chat. By age group, 19.3 percent of high school students,abercrombie, 17.8 percent of middle school students and 7.9 percent of elementary schoolchildren said they had received such messages.
In a separate survey of all 594,supra,000 fourth graders across the country conducted since May,louboutin, the ministry found that 11,abercrombie and fitch,820 or 2 percent belong to the "high risk" group who need psychiatric treatment or prescription medication. Some 22,467 or about 3.8 percent were placed in the "latent risk" group who need counseling.
This was the first time the government has conducted a comprehensive survey of young students' Internet use. The ministry speculates that more students are addicted to the Internet given that respondents had to provide their real names.
The students in the "high risk" group used the Internet for more than three hours a day,ralph lauren, and most of them suffered from depression or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Those in the "latent risk" group used the Internet for more than two hours a day and felt uncomfortable whenever they had no access to the Internet.