Survey Based Study on Stress Level and Sleep Quality among Hostelers
Keywords:Hostellers, Stress, Sleep, Sleep Quality, PSS
Objective: The aim of this study is to evaluate the stress level and quality of sleep among hostelers
using PSS & PSQI scales.
Method: The current study is observational study. A sample of 272 subjects of both the genders
between 18-28 years were recruited for the study. All the subjects has been explained the procedure and
were asked to give their demographic data and to fill the stress and sleep questionnaire forms for the
interpretation of the result.
Result: The google analyser was used to analyse the data and result shows that In this study after
analysis of data we got that 50% of students are upset sometimes, 13.7 % are not upset at all, 15.2% are
fairly upset and 8.5 % are very often.45.9% students are in stress sometime in the month, 16.7% are fairly in
stress, 12.2% are very stressed in last month. 44.4% students are sometimes irritated in the last month and
13.3 are very irritated in last month. 84.4% of students have not taken any medicine for sleeping at night but
rest had taken medicine to sleep at night once, twice, or thrice a week. 71.1% students don’t have any issue
while awake at night due to driving/eating or social activity rest 29.1% have an issue while awaking at night.
50.4% students say their sleep quality is fairly good in last month, 19.3% says fairly bad, 4.7 says very bad
and 25.6% don’t have any issue in sleeping.
Conclusion: It was concluded that there is less stress present in the students of hostel and also only some
students were found with the bad quality of sleep
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