Depression, anxiety and stress among undergraduate students in jakarta: Examining scores of the depression anxiety and stress scale according to origin and residency

Herlina J. El-Matury, Fatma Lestari, Besral

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Abstract

This study aims to determine the prevalence of depression anxiety and stress and risk of college students who live in college with friends/relatives and students who come from outside Java and Sumatra to experience depression anxiety and stress. Methods: Measurement of anxiety and stress depression using DASS21. Multivariate analysis of logistic regression was used to find out the risk of students residency and origin to experience anxiety and stress depression. Results: A total of 499 students completed all the questionnaires from 560 participating students. Prevalence of DASS with ‘extremely severe’ of depression anxiety and stress were 48.5%, 71.5%, and 23.4% respectively. 8% of students during college stay with friends/relatives, 11.2% of students came from outside Java and Sumatra. Students who lived in college with friends/relatives more who experience depression, anxiety and stress than those living with parents. Students who came from Jabodetabek (Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tanggerang, Bekasi) were more depressed and stressed, but more anxiety experienced by students from Sumatera. Multivariate Logistic Regression analysis shows that students living with friends/relatives are at risk of depression 3 times larger, anxiety 4 times greater and stress 1.6 times greater than students living with parents. Students from Jabodetabek, Sumatera and Java are at risk of depression and anxiety 2 times greater than students from other regions in Indonesia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)290-295
Number of pages6
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Volume9
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2018

Keywords

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Origin
  • Residency
  • Stress
  • Undergraduate

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