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Assessment of anxiety level among undergraduate students regarding examinations in Babylon University, Iraq

Nawaf Mohammed Dhahir, Mohanned Khaleel Abdullah, Taha Khudhur Ali.

Abstract
Objective: To assess anxiety levels regarding examinations among undergraduate students at college of nursing, Babylon University.
Methodology: This descriptive study was conducted from 1st December 2021 to 31th January 2022. The study included undergraduate nursing students of Babylon University, Hilla city, Iraq. The study, used a structured self-administered questionnaire with 100 nursing students. The questionnaire consisted of socio-demographical data and Sarson's examination anxiety scale which consisted of 38 items to measure exam anxiety levels. The validity was determined through 10 experts related to the field of study. Due to Covid-19 pandemic, the questionnaire was sent to the respondents via emails or by the social media (Messengers, viber, and what's up).
Results: Mean age of participants was 24.505.61 years. The level of undergraduates’ anxiety towards examinations was clear. A total of 69 students out of 100 were suffering moderate anxiety on Sarson's examination anxiety scale.
Conclusion: There was a moderate level of anxiety among most nursing students of Babylon University who participated in current study regarding to examinations based on Sarson exam anxiety Scale.

Key words: Anxiety, examination, nursing, students.


 
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Nawaf Mohammed Dhahir, Mohanned Khaleel Abdullah, Taha Khudhur Ali. Assessment of anxiety level among undergraduate students regarding examinations in Babylon University, Iraq . RMJ. 2022; 47(4): 896-899. doi:10.5455/rmj.75497.20220703083657


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Nawaf Mohammed Dhahir, Mohanned Khaleel Abdullah, Taha Khudhur Ali. Assessment of anxiety level among undergraduate students regarding examinations in Babylon University, Iraq . https://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=130250 [Access: November 16, 2022]. doi:10.5455/rmj.75497.20220703083657


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Nawaf Mohammed Dhahir, Mohanned Khaleel Abdullah, Taha Khudhur Ali. Assessment of anxiety level among undergraduate students regarding examinations in Babylon University, Iraq . RMJ. 2022; 47(4): 896-899. doi:10.5455/rmj.75497.20220703083657



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Nawaf Mohammed Dhahir, Mohanned Khaleel Abdullah, Taha Khudhur Ali. Assessment of anxiety level among undergraduate students regarding examinations in Babylon University, Iraq . RMJ. (2022), [cited November 16, 2022]; 47(4): 896-899. doi:10.5455/rmj.75497.20220703083657



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Nawaf Mohammed Dhahir, Mohanned Khaleel Abdullah, Taha Khudhur Ali (2022) Assessment of anxiety level among undergraduate students regarding examinations in Babylon University, Iraq . RMJ, 47 (4), 896-899. doi:10.5455/rmj.75497.20220703083657



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Nawaf Mohammed Dhahir, Mohanned Khaleel Abdullah, Taha Khudhur Ali. 2022. Assessment of anxiety level among undergraduate students regarding examinations in Babylon University, Iraq . Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (4), 896-899. doi:10.5455/rmj.75497.20220703083657



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Nawaf Mohammed Dhahir, Mohanned Khaleel Abdullah, Taha Khudhur Ali. "Assessment of anxiety level among undergraduate students regarding examinations in Babylon University, Iraq ." Rawal Medical Journal 47 (2022), 896-899. doi:10.5455/rmj.75497.20220703083657



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Nawaf Mohammed Dhahir, Mohanned Khaleel Abdullah, Taha Khudhur Ali. "Assessment of anxiety level among undergraduate students regarding examinations in Babylon University, Iraq ." Rawal Medical Journal 47.4 (2022), 896-899. Print. doi:10.5455/rmj.75497.20220703083657



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Nawaf Mohammed Dhahir, Mohanned Khaleel Abdullah, Taha Khudhur Ali (2022) Assessment of anxiety level among undergraduate students regarding examinations in Babylon University, Iraq . Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (4), 896-899. doi:10.5455/rmj.75497.20220703083657








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