A study to find the effect of stress on gender and their demographic variables among nursing students


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Author Details : Bushra Mushtaq, Javaid Ahmad Mir*, Onaisa Aalia Mushtaq

Volume : 4, Issue : 3, Year : 2021

Article Page : 93-97

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijpns.2021.020



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Abstract

Introduction: The study was conducted with the aim to assess the association of stress among nursing students and their demographic variables.Stress arises when there is increasing demand from external factors and is commonly found in nursing students due to number of factors like; academic stress, new environmental stress etc.
Materials and Methods: Quantitative research approach with Quasi Experimental, Non-randomized control group design [Pre-test –Post-test Control group design] was used Total enumerate sampling technique was used to collect data from the 40 subjects who fulfilled the inclusion criteria and were assigned to control group (n=20) and experimental group (n=20).
Results: Findings of the present study revealed that there was statistically significant association of level of stress score in the control and the experimental group with the age, total monthly income of the family, and residence of the study subjects with (p=0.008),(p=0.027), and (p=0.000) respectively, while as no association was found between pre-interventional level of stress scores in the control and the experimental group with other demographic variables like gender (p=0.113), and type of family (p=0.429) at 0.05 level of significance.
Conclusion: The results revealed that there was significant association between the age, total monthly income of family and residence of study subjects with pre-interventional level of stress scores of control and experimental group. Whereas no significant association was found between demographic variables i.e. gender and type of family with pre-interventional level of stress scores of control and experimental group.

Keywords: Association, Stress, Demographic Variables, Nursing Students


How to cite : Mushtaq B, Mir J A, Mushtaq O A, A study to find the effect of stress on gender and their demographic variables among nursing students. J Paediatr Nurs Sci 2021;4(3):93-97


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Article History

Received : 17-08-2021

Accepted : 11-10-2021

Available online : 19-10-2021


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