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Assess the Level of Stress and Coping Strategies in Academic Performance among B.Sc. Nursing 1st Year Students

Vijender Singh Yadav, Balbir Yadav


Introduction: Stress is a reality of nature-forces from the internal or outside world affecting the individuals. The individual responds to strain in methods that affect the man or woman in addition to their environment. Every person has pressure and we are facing it in our day by day lifestyles. Pressure is the subjective feeling produced with the aid of activities that are uncontrollable or threatening. The nursing college students also face social, emotional, and physical and circle of relatives’ trouble which might also affect their gaining knowledge of capacity and educational overall performance. Method: A research design used for this study was descriptive design which belongs to non-experimental research design. Convenient sampling technique was used to select the sample and the sample size was 50 B.Sc. Nursing 1st year nursing students of Jaipur nursing college Amer Jaipur. Data were collected by using structured knowledge questionnaire. Analysis was carried out by the use of descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: The Result showed that the mean stress score of the students was 61.92 (SD=12.395) and the mean coping score of the students was 58.64 (SD=12.893). Association was done between demographic variables and level of stress score of students by using chi-square (χ2) test that there was significant association between age, gender and family income and no significant association between religion, type of family and place of residence. Association with coping score of nursing student there was significant association between monthly family income and no significant association between age, gender, religion, type of family and place of resident.

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