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RMJ. 2021; 46(2): 420-422


Level of stress and its association with socio demographic factors among undergraduate physiotherapy students of the University of Lahore

Adnan Hashim, Ashfaq Ahmad, Faiza Sharif, Ifrah Mustafa, Sana Shahid.

Abstract
Objective: To determine the level of stress and its association with socio-demographic factors among undergraduate physiotherapy students of Lahore, Pakistan.
Methodology: This study cross sectional study included 239 regular students of physiotherapy in the undergraduate program from different medical institutes of Lahore. We used the Student Stress assessment exam to determine their stress level and its association with socio-demographic factors.
Results: Out of 239 students, 127 were male and 112 females; 112 were married, and 127 unmarried. Females had more stress levels as compared to males. Marital status, age, and CGPA were statistically significant (p=0.005) with stress level.
Conclusion: Demographic factors play an essential role in one's mental health. Stress was highly associated with demographic factors of students. Age, gender and low CGPA can cause high-stress levels among students.

Key words: Physiotherapy students, psychological, stress level.


 
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Hashim A, Ahmad A, Sharif F, Mustafa I, Shahid S. Level of stress and its association with socio demographic factors among undergraduate physiotherapy students of the University of Lahore. RMJ. 2021; 46(2): 420-422.


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Hashim A, Ahmad A, Sharif F, Mustafa I, Shahid S. Level of stress and its association with socio demographic factors among undergraduate physiotherapy students of the University of Lahore. http://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=135057 [Access: June 12, 2021].


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Hashim A, Ahmad A, Sharif F, Mustafa I, Shahid S. Level of stress and its association with socio demographic factors among undergraduate physiotherapy students of the University of Lahore. RMJ. 2021; 46(2): 420-422.



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Hashim A, Ahmad A, Sharif F, Mustafa I, Shahid S. Level of stress and its association with socio demographic factors among undergraduate physiotherapy students of the University of Lahore. RMJ. (2021), [cited June 12, 2021]; 46(2): 420-422.



Harvard Style

Hashim, A., Ahmad, . A., Sharif, . F., Mustafa, . I. & Shahid, . S. (2021) Level of stress and its association with socio demographic factors among undergraduate physiotherapy students of the University of Lahore. RMJ, 46 (2), 420-422.



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Hashim, Adnan, Ashfaq Ahmad, Faiza Sharif, Ifrah Mustafa, and Sana Shahid. 2021. Level of stress and its association with socio demographic factors among undergraduate physiotherapy students of the University of Lahore. Rawal Medical Journal, 46 (2), 420-422.



Chicago Style

Hashim, Adnan, Ashfaq Ahmad, Faiza Sharif, Ifrah Mustafa, and Sana Shahid. "Level of stress and its association with socio demographic factors among undergraduate physiotherapy students of the University of Lahore." Rawal Medical Journal 46 (2021), 420-422.



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Hashim, Adnan, Ashfaq Ahmad, Faiza Sharif, Ifrah Mustafa, and Sana Shahid. "Level of stress and its association with socio demographic factors among undergraduate physiotherapy students of the University of Lahore." Rawal Medical Journal 46.2 (2021), 420-422. Print.



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Hashim, A., Ahmad, . A., Sharif, . F., Mustafa, . I. & Shahid, . S. (2021) Level of stress and its association with socio demographic factors among undergraduate physiotherapy students of the University of Lahore. Rawal Medical Journal, 46 (2), 420-422.








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