Teaching methodology and perception of quality of life and stress in nursing students in northeastern Brazil

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https://doi.org/10.33448/rsd-v10i7.16626

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Stress, Psychological; Problem-based learning; Students, Nursing; Teaching; Quality of life.

Abstract

Objective: to evaluate the influence of the teaching-learning method on the perception of quality of life (QL) and stress among nursing students at a Brazilian federal university. Method: cross-sectional study carried out on two campuses of a public university, data collected through a questionnaire containing items for socioeconomic, academic and lifestyle habits, the WHOQOL-bref and the PSS-10, to assess QoL and perception of stress , respectively. Statistical analysis was performed using Fisher's Exact, Chi-square, T-test, ANOVA and Pearson's correlation tests. Results with p<0.05 were considered significant. Results: the sample consisted of 113 students from the active campus and 130 from the traditional campus, predominantly female (194;79.8%), non-white (183;75.3 %), with a mean age of 22.52±4.67 years, residing in the urban area (220.90.5%), who lived with their family (126;51.9%), did not exercise paid work (203;83.5%) and were enrolled in the first three years of the course (158; 65%). The global QoL had an average of 56.44±12.53 and the perception of stress was 23.99±6.71. Although there was no difference between the perception of stress, the active method students had better global QoL scores and in the psychological, social, and environmental domains (p<0.05). Conclusion: the active method students showed better results in the assessment of QoL, but there were no significant differences in the perception of stress between the evaluated groups.

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Published

22/06/2021

How to Cite

CARDOSO, B. S.; VAEZ, A. C.; SÁ, L. A. de; RIBEIRO, C. J. N. .; ALVES, J. A. B. Teaching methodology and perception of quality of life and stress in nursing students in northeastern Brazil. Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 10, n. 7, p. e30810716626, 2021. DOI: 10.33448/rsd-v10i7.16626. Disponível em: https://www.rsdjournal.org/index.php/rsd/article/view/16626. Acesso em: 21 jul. 2024.

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Health Sciences