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Survey Paper | Health Sciences | India | Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023
Occupational Stress among Audiologists in Karnataka Region - Gender Based Study
Pranesh R | Dr. Kala Samayan
Abstract: The study aimed to investigate occupational stress among audiologists in the Karnataka region. The main objective of the present study is to identify occupational stress among male and female audiologists in Karnataka. It is a questionnaire - based observational study design, an audiology occupational stress questionnaire (AOSQ) was usedfor collecting information. All male, female and transgender who are professionals practicing in various setups in Karnataka regions were included in this study. Results conferred in four domains the Time requirement, Audiological governance, Patient interaction, and Clinical protocol in audiological clinical practice. In timing requirement, task revealed that females perceived a significant level of stress than males. In the audiological governance task Male feels more stressed than the females. In clinical accountability tasks male feels more anxious than the female and in documentation male feels more Never anxious than the female. In this present study aids in understanding the stress levels of audiologists in gender population. The research highlights the importance of educating people about stress level where audiologist is exposed.
Keywords: Audiologist, Occupational stress, Gender
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023,
Pages: 710 - 713