International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023

Prevalence of Occupational Stress, Perceived Stress and Fatigue among Private School Teachers in Surat City: A Cross-Sectional Study

Dr. Ekta Mehta [2] | Dr. Asha Tatipamul | Mansi Dhameliya | Mitasha Bodarya

Abstract: Background: Stress is the most prevalent psychological factor that we can see in the today?s world. Fatigue causes a reduction in performance. It may even cause Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WRMSDs) and it promotes a set of changes in the body resulting from physical or mental activities in excess that lead to feeling of tiredness. Objectives: To determine the prevalence of Occupational Stress, Perceived Stress and fatigue among private school teachers and correlation with independent variables (age, gender, work experience, rest time and marital status). Methods: Data will be collected on demographic data-sheet. Teachers occupational stress scale (TOSS), Perceived Stress Scale (PSS) and Fatigue assessment scale (FAS) will be used to assess Occupational stress and Fatigue respectively. Results: The results of the study show that occupational stress is more (64.10%) in higher secondary school teachers and Primary school teachers presented higher level (1.30%) of perceived stress. The level of fatigue is more (5%) in primary school teachers in compared to secondary and higher secondary school teachers. Conclusion: This study focused on the prevalence of Occupational stress, Perceived stress and Fatigue among private school teachers in Surat City, India. The study concluded that Occupational stress is more in higher secondary school teachers whereas, Perceived stress and Fatigue are more in primary school teachers. The study concluded that there is a significant association of Age with Occupational stress and Fatigue, Marital status with Perceived stress and Fatigue, and Rest time with Perceived stress.

Keywords: Occupational stress, Fatigue, Primary, Secondary, Higher secondary Private school teachers

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023,

Pages: 507 - 512

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