Original Research Article
Year: 2019 | Month: April | Volume: 9 | Issue: 4 | Pages: 132-141
To Assess the Stressors and Level of the Stressors among Secondary School Students
Nutan Jaywant Potdar1, Dr. Chandrasekhar Dnyandeo Aundhakar2, Dr. Vaishali R. Mohite3, Dr. Mahadeo Shinde4
1PhD Scholar, Associate Professor, Krishna Institute of Nursing Sciences Karad. District- Satara
2Professor, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed to be University Karad.
3Dean and Principal, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed to be University' Krishna Institute of Nursing Sciences, Karad
4Krishna Institute of Nursing Sciences Karad. District- Satara,
Corresponding Author: Nutan Jaywant Potdar
The students of 8th and 9th standards belong to adolescents age group. Adolescence could be a bridge between childhood and adulthood. It is the time of rapid growth and maturity, discovering self, defining values. Objectives- To assess the stressors. To assess the level of stressors. To find out the association between stressors among secondary school students with selected demographic variables. Methodology- Quantitative approach and cross-sectional descriptive study design was used for this study. The study was conducted in English medium secondary schools on 600 secondary school students from selected schools of Karad city. Non probability convenient sampling technique was used. The self prepared likert scale consisting of 40 structured items were used for data collection. Content validity of the tool was done by experts. The reliability of the tool was calculated to be 0.985 for stressors scale indicating degree of stability. Results- Result shows that secondary school students face stressors at moderate to high level. There was significant association between academic, intrapersonal, learning and teaching, group social-related stressors and education of father. Academic, interpersonal, intrapersonal learning and teaching, group social-related stressors and habits of father and age of child at 1% level of significance. Interpersonal-related stressors and religion of child, habits of father at 5% level of significance. There was correlation between sub-scales of stressors perceived by secondary school students at 1% level of significance. Conclusion- Secondary school students were facing stressors. They have Academic, Interpersonal, Intrapersonal, Learning and Teaching, Group Social -Related stressors at moderate to high level.
Key words: Stressors, secondary school, students, assess, level.