The correlation between sleep quality and levels of stress among students in Universitas Indonesia

Kusuma Herawati, Dewi Gayatri

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Abstract

Objective: This study estimated the prevalence of and the correlation between sleep quality and levels of stress among college students. Method: Design of this study is analytical with the cross-sectional approach. There are 450 college students who participated and chosen by a stratified random sampling technique in the University of Indonesia. A self-administrated questionnaire is distributed to assess sleep quality used the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI), and the stress level by used the Perceived Stress Scale (PSS). The study samples came from three clusters are health, science and technology, and social humanities. Result: The result is analyzed using Chi-square test and showed a significant relationship between sleep quality and level of stress among Students of the University of Indonesia (p = 0.001; α = 0.05). Students are with poor sleep quality 4.7 times more likely to have higher stress than students who have a good sleep quality. Conclusion: The results showed that poor sleep quality most widely owned by a grove social humanities have strong relationship with cluster and stress level. Students with poor sleep quality 4.7 times more likely to have higher stress than students who have a good sleep quality. Stress experienced due to poor sleep quality ratings. This research recommend to applied stress management in order to increase sleep quality.

Original languageEnglish
JournalEnfermeria Clinica
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019

Keywords

  • College student
  • Levels of stress
  • Sleep quality

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