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| Published: September 05, 2018

Assessment of Sleep Quality among College Students: Influence of Select Demographic Factors

Samyukta A

I SS Student, Post Graduate Dept. of Psychology, University of Mysore, Mysore, India

Lancy D’Souza

Associate Professor of Psychology, Maharaja’s College, University of Mysore, Mysore, India

DIP: 18.01.039/20180603

DOI: 10.25215/0603.039

ABSTRACT

Present study attempted to find out the extent of sleep quality among students studying in Mysuru and Bengaluru cities. The sample consisted of 290 students pursuing various courses and aged between 18-22 years.  They were selected from Mysuru and Bengaluru cities of Karnataka city through simple random sampling. The students answered Pittsburg Sleep Quality Index (PSQI-1989) scale which measured global sleep quality.  Results revealed that an alarming 74.8% of the selected students in the present study had poor sleep quality. Domicile of the college students had significant influence over sleep quality, students from urban area had poor sleep quality followed by students from rural and semi urban areas. Other factors-gender, age, and course pursued did not have significant influence over sleep quality of the college students.
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Samyukta A @ lancyd@ymail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.039/20180603

DOI: 10.25215/0603.039

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Published in   Volume 06, Issue 3, July-September, 2018