Health status and coping abused adolescents: a correlation study

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing


Child Abuse, Health Status, Adaptation, Psychological, Adolescents


The type of research design that was used is the quantitative, correlational and non-experimental method. .The study consisted of 53 respondents using the purposive sampling or judgmental sampling. It was conducted utilizing a tool that was formulated by the researchers with 3 aspects cited namely Emotional Coping, Psychological Coping and Health. The research instrument is composed of 17 questions which are equally distributed to the 3 aspects stated. It is an interviewer-administered instrument that measured the level of coping and health status of the individuals included in the study. The statistical treatment of data used were percentage distribution, mean, frequency, t-test, f-test and Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient (Pearson’s r). The study concluded that, 1) Majority of the respondents are female, Catholic and high school graduates; 2) The respondents are physically, emotionally and psychologically healthy; 3) The respondents have a high level of coping in terms of emotional and psychological aspects. They are motivated, relaxed and able to make decisions; 4) All respondents have the same health status regardless of their gender, educational attainment and religion; 5) There are no significant differences in the level of coping when the respondents are grouped according to gender, educational attainment and religion; 6) The health status of the physically abused adolescents has no significant relationship on the emotional and psychological coping of the abused adolescents.

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