Title

Anxiety level and coping strategies of Bachelor of Science in nursing batch 2018 of De La Salle Health Sciences Institute in assisting women in labor and delivery

Date of Completion

2016

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Keywords

Anxiety, Coping Behavior, Pregnant Women

Abstract

This study utilized the correlational quantitative research design. The study included 53 respondents from the batch 2018 Bachelor of Science in Nursing of De La Salle Health Sciences Institute. Survey served as the main instrument in gathering data and was adapted and modified from the Zung self-rating/self-assessment anxiety scale by Dr. William W.K. Zung and coping inventory by Carver. Based on the findings, the research concludes that (1) the respondents was primarily composed of 16-18 years old, female, nursing students; (2) the respondents felt anxious in assisting women in labor and delivery sometimes; (3) the respondents often times used their coping strategies especially instrumental social coping in assisting women in labor and delivery; (4) the anxiety level of the respondents had no significant difference when they are grouped according to age, gender, family structure and orginal position in the family; (5) the coping strategies of the respondents had no significant difference when they are grouped according to age, gender and family structure; (6) the coping strategies of the respondents such as instrumental social coping, active coping, planning, religious coping, and emotional social coping strategies in assisting women in labor and delivery was often used by the respondents.

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