Stress and its Relationship with Selected Factors Among Women

Pais, Maria and Noronha, Judith A (2015) Stress and its Relationship with Selected Factors Among Women. Nitte University Journal of Health Science, 5 (2). pp. 45-48. ISSN 2249-7110

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Introduction: Stress is a complex, dynamic process of interaction between a person and his or her life. It is the war one reacts physically,mentally and emotionally to the various conditions. The purpose of the present study was to investigate stress, its relationships with selected factors among women.Study Design: A descriptive survey design was used to identify the stress and its relationship with selected factors among (200) women aged 18-45 years.Results: The present study reveals that level of stress was high among unmarried women (85%) when compared to married women(76%). The present study also revealed that there was a significant association between stress and age, age at menarche, education, BMI and dysmenorrhea among the married and unmarried women.Conclusions: Stress was more prevalent among unmarried women, age, educational status, age at menarche; BMI and dysmenorrhea were strongly associated with stress.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Stress; Married and unmarried women; Conceptual frame work
Subjects: Nursing > MCON Manipal > Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2015 09:52
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2016 15:29

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