| Published: September 05, 2018
Assessment of Sleep Quality among College Students: Influence of Select Demographic Factors
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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© 2018 Samyukta, A, & D'Souza, l
Received: July 14, 2018; Revision Received: July 20, 2018; Accepted: September 05, 2018
Published in Volume 06, Issue 3, July-September, 2018