International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Masters Thesis | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023

To Measure COVID-19 Induced Stress and Sleep Disturbance in College Students and Young Adults-A Questionnaire Based Survey

Rammehar Kangra | Dr. R. K Mudgil | Dr. Komal [13]

Abstract: Background: COVID- 19 disease represents a serious issue in public health. In India the lockdown was started from March & partially ended in June 2020. The social isolation during lockdown has a major effect on health physically, psychologically. There was a significant increase the stress level in college students. Methods: Two scales related to sleep and stress level (Perceived stress questionnaire and Sleep quality questionnaire) have been used to collect the data from the participants via mails. Participants complete the questionnaire after giving informed consent. Our sample included 100 students: 63.1% female & 36.9% male. Results: Study concludes that increases the stress level in college students during lockdown. The ?2 (chi-square) value shows that there is a significant difference association between the stress score level with the gender ?2=8.547 at p<0.05 during COVID-19 lockdown. Other demographic variables age & education and sleep also affected but not significant. The correlation between sleep and stress is negative (r=-0.327) at p<0.05 with gender. Conclusion: COVID-19 lockdown has an effect on stress sleep quality in college students. Stress has a significant effect.

Keywords: COVID-19, stress level, sleeps disturbance, PS scale, SQ scale

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023,

Pages: 1558 - 1561

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