WHAT FACTORS AND HOW THEY AFFECT STRESS: EVIDENCE FROM UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

  • SABYASACHI CHANDA ANTOR Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies, Sylhet Agricultural University.
  • ABDULLAH AL ZABIR Department of Agricultural Statistics, Sylhet Agricultural University.
  • ASIF MAHMUD Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies, Sylhet Agricultural University.
  • ONAMKIA RANI SARKER Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Bangladesh University of Health Sciences.
  • FAIAZ MAHMOOD Department of Agricultural Statistics, Sylhet Agricultural University.

Abstract

The study primarily attempted to determine the stress level of university students and identify the factors causing stress.Convenience sampling was used to collect data and Perceived Stress Scale was used to determine the stress level and the factors that affecting stress level were determined by using multiple linear regression model. Findings from the study show that most of the students (58.06%) feel medium stress. But only 16.06% students feel low stress and 26.80% students feel high stress. Some factors were identified in the study which affects the stress level such as unnecessary writing of practical notebooksand overloaded academic study (p=0.0489), uncertain job opportunities (p=.01) and ongoing education life(p=0.02).

Keywords: Perceived Stress Scale (PSS),, Sylhet

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ANTOR, S. C., ABDULLAH AL ZABIR, MAHMUD, A., SARKER, O. R., & FAIAZ MAHMOOD. (2020). WHAT FACTORS AND HOW THEY AFFECT STRESS: EVIDENCE FROM UNIVERSITY STUDENTS. Innovare Journal of Social Sciences, 7(6), 1-3. Retrieved from https://innovareacademics.in/journals/index.php/ijss/article/view/35932
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